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Diagnostic accuracy of tests to detect hepatitis B surface antigen: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis

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Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infection is characterised by the persistence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg). Expanding HBV diagnosis and treatment programmes into low resource settings will require high quality but inexpensive rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) in addition to laboratory-based enzyme immunoassays (EIAs) to detect HBsAg. The purpose of this review is to assess the clinical accuracy of available diagnostic tests to detect HBsAg to inform recommendatio...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12879-017-2772-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6837-8881
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
Suppl 1
Pages:
698
Publication date:
2017-11-01
Acceptance date:
2017-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-2334
ISSN:
1471-2334
Pubs id:
pubs:921401
URN:
uri:17583a2e-c58b-49cc-b9df-ebace68b34b3
UUID:
uuid:17583a2e-c58b-49cc-b9df-ebace68b34b3
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pubs:921401

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