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Point-of-care tests for infectious diseases: Barriers to implementation across three London teaching hospitals

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Existing Point-of-care tests (POCT) to help identify infection-related causes of illness can complement diagnostic and disposition decisions in children attending emergency departments.(1) Evidence-based clinical algorithms can integrate such POCT to aid in the admission and discharge decision process. Paediatric studies validating these tools are scarce, with very few studies conducted in UK centres.(2-5) POCT can be based on host infection markers (e.g. finger prick tests for C-reactive pro...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/apa.13867

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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bioMérieux
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Jeyaratnam, D
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Enigma diagnostics
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Adams, E
Douthwaite, S
Publisher:
Wiley
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Acta Paediatrica More from this journal
Volume:
106
Issue:
7
Pages:
1192-1195
Publication date:
2017-04-04
Acceptance date:
2017-04-02
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1651-2227
ISSN:
0803-5253
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English
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689157
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2017-04-24

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