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Evaluation of a simple blood culture amplification and antigen detection method for diagnosis of Salmonella enterica serovar typhi bacteremia.

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In most areas where typhoid is endemic, laboratory diagnosis is not possible due to the lack of appropriate facilities. We investigated whether the combination of blood culture amplification of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi with an S. Typhi antigen rapid diagnostic test (RDT) could be an accurate and inexpensive tool for the accelerated diagnosis of patients with acute typhoid in Laos. For a panel of 23 Gram-negative reference pathogens, the Standard Diagnostics (catalog no. 15FK20; Kyong...

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10.1128/jcm.02360-12

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Journal:
Journal of clinical microbiology
Volume:
51
Issue:
1
Pages:
142-148
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1098-660X
ISSN:
0095-1137
Language:
English
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uuid:6e1bd041-5b88-4471-8449-9ec0380abc90
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358290
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2013-11-17

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