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

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Andries , Anne-Claire ; Duong , Veasna ; Ngan , Chantha ; Ong , Sivuth ; Huy , Rekol ; Sroin , Kim Kim ; Te , Vantha ; Y , Bunthin ; Try , Patrich Lorn ; Buchy , Philippe (2012)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, volume 6, issue 12 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001993, pmc: PMC3531494
  • Subject: clinical management | Viral Disease Diagnosis | 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 | MESH : Point-of-Care Systems | Biology | 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 | MESH : Child | Virology | 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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