Evaluation of a Commercial Rapid Test Kit for Detection of Acute Dengue Infection.

@article{Krishnananthasivam2015EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a Commercial Rapid Test Kit for Detection of Acute Dengue Infection.},
  author={Shivankari Krishnananthasivam and A. Nilesh Fernando and Rashmi Tippalagama and Rashika N Tennekoon and Jeroen De Man and Dammika Seneviratne and Sunil Premawansa and Gayani Samadara Premawansa and Aruna D de Silva},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={2015},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={602-10}
}
Early diagnosis is important for clinical management of dengue disease. While classic laboratory tests are often tedious and time consuming, point of care devices offer a rapid, cost-effective and user-friendly alternative provided their accuracy is acceptable. This study evaluated the sensitivity, specificity and efficiency of SD BIOLINE Dengue Duo® rapid NS1, IgM and IgG test kit for diagnosis of acute dengue virus infection. Standard laboratory diagnostics, RT-PCR, IgM and IgG capture ELISAs… CONTINUE READING