Field evaluation and impact on clinical management of a rapid diagnostic kit that detects dengue NS1, IgM and IgG.

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Anne-Claire Andries; Veasna Duong; Chantha Ngan; Sivuth Ong; Rekol Huy; Kim Kim Sroin; Vantha Te; Bunthin Y; Patrich Lorn Try; Philippe Buchy;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 6,issue 12 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001993, pmc: PMC3531494
  • Subject: Viral Disease Diagnosis | clinical management | MESH : Antibodies, Viral | Research Article | MESH : Child, Preschool | Infectious Diseases | NS1 | MESH : Retrospective Studies | MESH : Male | MESH : Clinical Laboratory Techniques | evaluation | MESH : Pregnancy | Neglected Tropical Diseases | MESH : Prospective Studies | [ SDV.MP.VIR ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Microbiology and Parasitology/Virology | serology | MESH : Sensitivity and Specificity | MESH : Female | MESH : Diagnostic Tests, Routine | MESH : Immunoassay | MESH : Reagent Kits, Diagnostic | Biology | MESH : Point-of-Care Systems | MESH : Antigens, Viral | Microbiology | Medicine | dengue | Viral Diseases | MESH : Dengue | RC955-962 | MESH : Immunoglobulin M | MESH : Viral Nonstructural Proteins | Emerging Viral Diseases | RA1-1270 | MESH : Immunoglobulin G | Public aspects of medicine | Virology | MESH : Child | MESH : Humans | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | MESH : Cambodia

International audience; BACKGROUND: Dengue diagnosis is complex and until recently only specialized laboratories were able to definitively confirm dengue infection. Rapid tests are now available commercially making biological diagnosis possible in the field. The aim of ... View more
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