Journal article icon

Journal article

A prospective evaluation of diagnostic methodologies for the acute diagnosis of dengue virus infection on the Thailand-Myanmar border.

Abstract:

Clinically useful diagnostic tests of dengue virus infection are lacking. We prospectively evaluated the performance of real-time reverse transcriptase (rRT)-PCR, NS-1 antigen and IgM antibody tests to confirm dengue virus infection in acute blood specimens from 162 patients presenting with undifferentiated febrile illness compatible with dengue infection. rRT-PCR was the most sensitive test (89%) and potentially could be used as a single test for confirmation of dengue infection. NS-1 antige...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Authors


Watthanaworawit, W More by this author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Tanganuchitcharnchai, A More by this author
Jarman, RG More by this author
Expand authors...
Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
105
Issue:
1
Pages:
32-37
Publication date:
2011-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:4eb7d596-7f56-4dc6-8f97-383ad55994cc
Source identifiers:
93033
Local pid:
pubs:93033

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP