Second international diagnostic accuracy study for the serological detection of West Nile virus infection.

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Andrea Sanchini; Oliver Donoso-Mantke; Anna Papa; Vittorio Sambri; Anette Teichmann; Matthias Niedrig;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 7,issue 4 (issn: 1935-2735, eissn: 1935-2735)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002184, pmc: PMC3636139
  • Subject: Viral Disease Diagnosis | Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Antibodies Viral | ACCURACY | Neutralization Tests | WEST NILE VIRUS | Serologic data | West Nile Fever/diagnosis | West Nile virus/pathogenicity | Biology | Microbiology | Sensitivity and Specificity | Serologic Tests | Applied Microbiology | Medizin | Medical Microbiology | RC955-962 | Emerging Viral Diseases | RA1-1270 | Virology | Public aspects of medicine | Fluorescent Antibody Technique | Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Humans | Cross Reactions
    • ddc: ddc:610
    mesheuropmc: viruses | virus diseases

<b>Background:</b> In recent decades, sporadic cases and outbreaks in humans of West Nile virus (WNV) infection have increased. Serological diagnosis of WNV infection can be performed by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), immunofluorescence assay (IFA) neutra... View more