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Hepatitis E virus serology and PCR: does the methodology matter?

emerging pathogen in the developed world. As the clinical manifestations and routine laboratory parameters are often nonspecific, accurate diagnostic tests are crucial. In the current study, the performance ...

Evaluation of 16 commercial antibody ELISAs for the detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus-specific antibodies in serum and milk using well-characterized sample panels.

analytical sensitivity (DS e and AS e, respectively), diagnostic specificity (DS p), and repeatability relative to the virus neutralization (VN) test considered to be the gold standard assay. Using serum as ...

Comparative Tick-Borne Encephalitis (Virus) Surveillance in Belgium 2009-2015: Experiences with Diagnostic Tests, Sentinel Species and Surveillance Designs

on the scientists’ experiences with available first/second line diagnostic tests and with the different surveillance methods/survey designs. Each of the veterinary studies clearly demonstrated the ...

Present status of laboratory diagnosis of human taeniosis/cysticercosis in Europe.

these pathologies is relevant for their prevention and control. The aims of this study were to know the diagnostic tests used in European laboratories for human taeniosis/cysticercosis by means of ...

Accuracy of combinations of visual inspection using acetic acid or lugol iodine to detect cervical precancer: a meta-analysis.

with acetic acid (VIA) or with Lugol’s iodine (VILI) have been evaluated for cervical cancer screening in developing countries. OBJECTIVES: To assess the diagnostic accuracy and clinical utility of ...

Case report of a false positive result of the Xpert(®) MTB/RIF assay for rifampicin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.

its use as initial diagnostic test, over microscopy, culture and phenotypic drug susceptibility testing. Even though specificity of the Xpert(®) MTB / RIF assay version G4 is high, false positive test ...

Diagnostic accuracy of p16(INK4a) immunohistochemistry in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

determine the diagnostic accuracy of p16(INK4 a) immunohistochemistry (IHC) to identify HPV-induced OPSCC. We identified all studies that performed p16(INK4 a) IHC (index test) and HPV E6 / E7 mRNA detection ...

Clustering and diagnostic modelling of slimming aids based on chromatographic and mass spectrometric fingerprints

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Custers, D; Els Van Hoeck; Patricia Courselle; Apers, S; Eric Deconinck Source: Drug Test Anal, Volume 9, Issue 2, Number 242, p.230-242 ...

Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry for Combined Species Identification and Drug Sensitivity Testing in Mycobacteria.

Spectrometry, Mass, Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption-Ionization Abstract: Species identification and drug susceptibility testing (DST) of mycobacteria are important yet complex processes traditionally reserved ...

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