Specificity and sensitivity of a rapid dipstick test (Brugia Rapid) in the detection of Brugia malayi infection.

@article{Rahmah2001SpecificityAS,
  title={Specificity and sensitivity of a rapid dipstick test (Brugia Rapid) in the detection of Brugia malayi infection.},
  author={N. Rahmah and S Taniawati and Ranganatha Krishna Shenoy and Boon Huat Lim and Vasanthapuram Kumaraswami and A. Khairul Anuar and S. Lokman Hakim and Mohammad Hayati and Bee Ting Chan and M Suharni and Carole Ramachandran},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={2001},
  volume={95 6},
  pages={601-4}
}
A total of 753 serum samples from 6 institutions in 3 countries (Malaysia, Indonesia and India) were used to evaluate an immunochromatographic rapid dipstick test, Brugia Rapid, for diagnosis of Brugia malayi infection. The samples comprised sera from 207 microfilaria-positive individuals and 546 individuals from filaria non-endemic areas. The latter consisted of 70 individuals with soil-transmitted helminth infections, 68 with other helminth infections, 238 with protozoan infections, 12 with… CONTINUE READING

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