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Evaluation of immunoglobulin M (IgM) and IgG rapid cassette test kits for diagnosis of melioidosis in an area of endemicity.

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An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay-based rapid cassette immunoglobulin G (IgG) and IgM immunochromogenic test kit was compared to the indirect hemagglutination test (IHA) for the diagnosis of acute melioidosis in northeastern Thailand. Admission sera from 70 culture-confirmed septicemic melioidosis patients and 30 patients with localized infections were tested. As a control group, 80 patients with other acute febrile illnesses (other bacterial infections, leptospirosis, or scrub typhus) and...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
Journal of clinical microbiology
Volume:
42
Issue:
8
Pages:
3435-3437
Publication date:
2004-08-05
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EISSN:
1098-660X
ISSN:
0095-1137
URN:
uuid:43a3148b-7b9b-47da-9e7b-b4a9908f9070
Source identifiers:
10336
Local pid:
pubs:10336

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