Immunodiagnosis of Dengue Virus Infection Using Saliva

Abstract

Keeping in view the complications and the case fatality associated with dengue virus, several serologic tests have been developed. However, the major drawback of these serologic tests is the need for a venous blood sample obtained by invasive venipuncture. As a noninvasive alternative, saliva provides a body fluid that contains antibodies of diagnostic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00284-007-9040-5

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