Rapid diagnostic tests for plague

  title={Rapid diagnostic tests for plague},
  author={Sophie Jullien and Harsha Anuruddhika Dissanayake and Marty Chaplin},
  journal={The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews},
Abstract Background Plague is a severe disease associated with high mortality. Late diagnosis leads to advance stage of the disease with worse outcomes and higher risk of spread of the disease. A rapid diagnostic test (RDT) could help in establishing a prompt diagnosis of plague. This would improve patient care and help appropriate public health response. Objectives To determine the diagnostic accuracy of the RDT based on the antigen F1 (F1RDT) for detecting plague in people with suspected… 

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