6/21/2013

Evaluation of analytical sensitivity of seven point-of-care influenza detection kits and two molecular tests for detection of avian-origin H7N9 and swine-origin H3N2 variant influenza A viruses. (J Clin Microbiol., edited)

[Source: US National Library of Medicine, full text: (LINK). Edited.]

J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Evaluation of analytical sensitivity of seven point-of-care influenza detection kits and two molecular tests for detection of avian-origin H7N9 and swine-origin H3N2 variant influenza A viruses.

Chan KH, To KK, Chan JF, Li CP, Chen H, Yuen KY.

Source: State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

 

Abstract

Rapid virological diagnosis is important for early case identification, initiation of specific antiviral therapy, and implementation of infection control measures for patients suffering from influenza.…

PMID: 23784125 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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