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Evaluation of a rapid diagnostic test for the detection of Burkholderia pseudomallei in the Lao People's Democratic Republic

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Burkholderia pseudomallei causes significant global morbidity and mortality, with the highest disease burden in parts of Asia where culture-based diagnosis is often not available. We prospectively evaluated the Active Melioidosis Detect (AMD, InBios International, USA) lateral flow immunoassay (LFI) for rapid detection of B. pseudomallei in turbid blood cultures, pus, sputum, sterile fluid, urine, and sera. Performance was compared to B. pseudomallei detection using monoclonal antibody latex ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1128/jcm.02002-17

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Boutthasavong, L More by this author
NicFhogartaigh, C More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
American Society for Microbiology Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Clinical Microbiology Journal website
Volume:
56
Issue:
7
Pages:
e02002-17
Publication date:
2018-05-02
Acceptance date:
2018-04-25
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EISSN:
1098-660X
ISSN:
0095-1137
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pubs:846357
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uri:f0d16767-a6a6-44f4-a0a8-a12600d23dbe
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uuid:f0d16767-a6a6-44f4-a0a8-a12600d23dbe
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pubs:846357

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