Multiplex PCR gastro-intestinal panels for the management of traveller's diarrhea : are they accurate and useful?

@article{Rochat2017MultiplexPG,
  title={Multiplex PCR gastro-intestinal panels for the management of traveller's diarrhea : are they accurate and useful?},
  author={Laurence Rochat and Antony Croxatto and Serge de Valli{\`e}re and Val{\'e}rie D'Acremont and Blaise Genton},
  journal={Revue medicale suisse},
  year={2017},
  volume={13 561},
  pages={963-967}
}
Until recently, the search for enteropathogens causing travellers' diarrhea was based on stool culture (Campylobacter spp., Salmonella spp. and Shigella spp.), direct microscopy with (Cryptosporidium spp.) or without specific staining (Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica) or specific antigen detection (Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica). Molecular… CONTINUE READING