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Performance of three rapid diagnostic tests for the detection of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis in children with severe acute malnutrition and diarrhoea

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Background: There is significant need for accurate diagnostic tools for Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis infections in resource limited countries where diarrhoeal disease caused by these parasites is often prevalent. The present study assessed the diagnostic performance of three commercially available rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) based on faecal-antigen detection for Cryptosporidium spp. and/or G. duodenalis infections in stool samples of children admitted with...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s40249-019-0609-6

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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Infectious Diseases of Poverty Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2019-11-28
Acceptance date:
2019-11-14
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ISSN:
2049-9957
Source identifiers:
1076519
Language:
English
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pubs:1076519
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uuid:45ae0f42-ed56-40c3-a6e2-e6aae8cfa865
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pubs:1076519
Deposit date:
2019-12-05

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