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Title: Accuracy of AccessBio Immunoglobulin M and Total Antibody Rapid Immunochromatographic Assays for the Diagnosis of Acute Scrub Typhus Infection
Authors: Blacksell,Stuart D.
Kemajittra Jenjaroen
Rattanaphone Phetsouvanh
Vanaporn Wuthiekanun
วรรณพร วุฒิเอกอนันต์
Day, Nicholas P. J.
Newton, Paul N.
Ching, Wei-Mei
Mahidol University. Faculty of Tropical Medicine. Mahidol University-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU)
Blacksell,Stuart D.
Keywords: Scrub typhus;Immunoglobulin M;Open Access article
Issue Date: Feb-2010
Citation: Blacksell SD, Jenjaroen K, Phetsouvanh R, Wuthiekanun V, Day NP, Newton PN, et al. Accuracy of AccessBio Immunoglobulin M and Total Antibody Rapid Immunochromatographic Assays for the Diagnosis of Acute Scrub Typhus Infection. Clin Vaccine Immunol 2010 Feb;17(2):263-6.
Abstract: Using archived samples, we assessed the diagnostic capacity of a rapid immunochromatographic test (ICT) for the detection of Orientia tsutsugamushi IgM and total antibodies to aid with the diagnosis of acute scrub typhus infection in febrile patients in Laos. The sensitivity and the specificity of the ICT for the detection of IgM were 96.8% (121/125 samples; 95% confidence interval [CI], 92.1 to 99.1%) and 93.3% (98/105 samples; 95% CI, 86.7 to 97.3%), respectively. For the detection of total antibodies, the sensitivity was 97.6% (122/125 samples; 95% CI, 93.1 to 99.5%), but the specificity was much lower, at 71.4% (75/105 samples; 95% CI, 61.8 to 79.8%).
URI: http://repository.li.mahidol.ac.th/dspace/handle/123456789/866
metadata.dc.identifier.url: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2815529/pdf/0448-08.pdf
ISSN: 1556-679X (electronic)
1556-6811 (printed)
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