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Commercial dengue rapid diagnostic tests for point-of-care application: recent evaluations and future needs?

Abstract:

Dengue fever, dengue haemorrhagic fever, and dengue shock syndrome (DF/DHF/DSS) are tropical diseases that cause significant humanitarian and economic hardship. It is estimated that more than 2.5 billion people are at risk of infection and more than 100 countries have endemic dengue virus transmission. Laboratory tests are essential to provide an accurate diagnosis of dengue virus infection so that appropriate treatment and patient management may be administered. In many dengue endemic settin...

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10.1155/2012/151967

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Blacksell, SD More by this author
Journal:
Journal of biomedicine and biotechnology
Volume:
2012
Pages:
151967
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1110-7251
ISSN:
1110-7243
URN:
uuid:7feb9127-935b-40ab-88a4-c8b51d6ffc34
Source identifiers:
334745
Local pid:
pubs:334745

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