Melioidosis is a fatal infectious disease caused by the environmental bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei. It is highly endemic in Asia and northern Australia but neglected in many other tropical countries. Melioidosis patients have a wide range of clinical manifestations and definitive diagnosis requires bacterial culture which can be time-consuming. A reliable rapid serological tool is greatly needed for disease surveillance and diagnosis. We previously demonstrated by ELISA that a hemolysi...Expand abstract
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A rapid immunochromatography test based on Hcp1 is a potential point-of-care test for serological diagnosis of melioidosis
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