Review of diagnostic plaque reduction neutralization tests for flavivirus infection.

@article{Maeda2013ReviewOD,
  title={Review of diagnostic plaque reduction neutralization tests for flavivirus infection.},
  author={Akihiko Maeda and Junko Maeda},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={195 1},
  pages={33-40}
}
Flavivirus infections (including Japanese encephalitis, West Nile encephalitis and dengue fever/severe dengue) present a worldwide public health problem. Recent climate change may affect the geographical distribution of the arthropod vectors for these viruses and so the risk of flavivirus epidemics may increase. Many methods have been developed for the serological diagnosis of flavivirus infections, such as haemagglutination inhibition assay, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, and… CONTINUE READING