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

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Sanchini A; Donoso-Mantke O; Papa A; Sambri V; Teichmann A; Niedrig M;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 7,issue 4 (issn: 1935-2735, eissn: 1935-2735)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002184, pmc: PMC3636139
  • Subject: Viral Disease Diagnosis | Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Biology | Microbiology | ACCURACY | WEST NILE VIRUS | Applied Microbiology | Medical Microbiology | Serologic data | RC955-962 | Emerging Viral Diseases | RA1-1270 | Virology | Public aspects of medicine | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine
    mesheuropmc: viruses | virus diseases

Background: 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), immunoflu- orescence assay (IFA) neutr... View more