Diagnostic dilemma of dengue fever: how much reliability are there in rapidity.

@article{Aikat2011DiagnosticDO,
  title={Diagnostic dilemma of dengue fever: how much reliability are there in rapidity.},
  author={Aditi Aikat and Arunabha Sarkar and Nikhil Kumar Tudu and Sumana Moitra and Partha Pratim Pal and Tarun Kumar Sarkar},
  journal={Journal of the Indian Medical Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={109 8},
  pages={543-5}
}
Rapid diagnosis of dengue infection is essential to patient management and disease control. In a rural tertiary health setting and diagnostic laboratories, dengue suspect cases were assessed with a rapid (15 minutes) immunochromatographic test and compared to an IgM capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) (2-3 days) and the reliability of the rapid test was tested. The objectives were to evaluate dengue rapid test against dengue IgM capture ELISA and to assess the scopes of such rapid… CONTINUE READING
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