Rapid Tests for Influenza, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, and Other Respiratory Viruses: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

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Rapid diagnosis of respiratory virus infections contributes to patient care. This systematic review evaluates the diagnostic accuracy of rapid tests for the detection of respiratory viruses. We searched Medline and EMBASE for studies evaluating these tests against polymerase chain reaction as the reference standard. Of 179 studies included, 134 evaluated… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/cid/cix461

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@article{Bruning2017RapidTF, title={Rapid Tests for Influenza, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, and Other Respiratory Viruses: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.}, author={Andrea H. L. Bruning and Mariska M. G. Leeflang and Johanna M B W Vos and Ren{\'e} Spijker and Menno DT De Jong and Katja C. Wolthers and Dasja Pajkrt}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={2017}, volume={65 6}, pages={1026-1032} }