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An evaluation of dried blood spots and oral swabs as alternative specimens for the diagnosis of dengue and screening for past dengue virus exposure

Abstract:

Non-invasive specimens for dengue diagnosis may be preferable where venous blood is difficult to collect and/or process, such as community-based or remote settings or when sampling from young children. We evaluated the performance of oral swabs and dried blood spots (DBS), compared with plasma, in diagnosing acute dengue and screening for past dengue virus (DENV) exposure. DENV-specific immunoglobulin (Ig) M, IgG, and NS1 antigen were detected both in oral swa...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Journal:
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Volume:
87
Issue:
1
Pages:
165-170
Publication date:
2012-07-02
Acceptance date:
2012-01-31
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Pmid:
22764309
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:341088
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uuid:a86cb74a-1e18-4398-90f6-052b6720bdcd
Local pid:
pubs:341088
Source identifiers:
341088
Deposit date:
2017-04-26

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