Development of new, broadly reactive, rapid IgG and IgM lateral flow assays for diagnosis of scrub typhus.

Abstract

We evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of two broadly reactive rapid immunochromatographic tests (ICTs) for detection of IgM and IgG against Orientia tsutsugamushi by using archived acute-phase serum samples from 102 patients with laboratory-confirmed scrub typhus, and from 62 archived serum samples from patients with other causes of fever as a negative… (More)
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.2012.11-0583

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