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The diagnostic accuracy of rapid diagnostic tests for Ebola virus disease: a systematic review

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Background Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a dangerous condition that can cause an epidemic. Several rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) have been developed to diagnose EVD. These RDTs promise to be quicker and easier to use than the current reference standard diagnostic test, PCR. Objectives To assess the diagnostic accuracy of RDTs for EVD. Methods A systematic review of diagnostic accuracy studies. Data sources The following bibliographic databases were searched from inception to present: MEDLIN...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.cmi.2022.09.014

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2764-1177
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
OPP1209135
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Clinical Microbiology and Infection More from this journal
Volume:
29
Issue:
2
Pages:
171-181
Publication date:
2022-09-23
Acceptance date:
2022-09-15
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EISSN:
1469-0691
ISSN:
1198-743X
Pmid:
36162724
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1282807
Local pid:
pubs:1282807
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2022-11-08

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