Good performance of immunoglobulin M assays in diagnosing genotype 3 hepatitis E virus infections.

@article{LegrandAbravanel2009GoodPO,
  title={Good performance of immunoglobulin M assays in diagnosing genotype 3 hepatitis E virus infections.},
  author={Florence Legrand-Abravanel and Isabelle Th{\'e}venet and Jean-Michel Mansuy and Karine Saun{\'e} and Françoise Vischi and Jean-Marie P{\'e}ron and Nassim Kamar and Lionel Rostaing and Jacques Izopet},
  journal={Clinical and vaccine immunology : CVI},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={
          772-4
        }
}
We have evaluated three anti-hepatitis E virus (anti-HEV) immunoglobulin M (IgM) assays, the EIAgen HEV IgM assay (Adaltis), the HEV IgM enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay 3.0, and the Assure HEV IgM rapid test (MP Diagnostics), for the routine detection of acute genotype 3 HEV. Their sensitivities were fairly good (90%, 88%, and 82%), and their specificities were excellent (100%, 99.5%, and 100%). 

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