Fluorescent antibody staining test for rapid diagnosis of Shigella dysenteriae 1 infection

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dc.contributor.authorAlbert, M. John-
dc.contributor.authorAnsaruzzaman, Mohammed-
dc.contributor.authorAlim, Abu R.M.A.-
dc.contributor.authorMitra, Amal K.-
dc.identifier.citationDiagn Microbiol Infect Dis 1992 May-Jun ; 15(4) : 359-61en
dc.description.abstractAn indirect fluorescent antibody test for rapid detection of Shigella dysenteriae 1 in diarrheal stools was developed. A diagnosis could be made within 90 min of submission of specimens to the laboratory. On comparison with culture results, the test had a sensitivity of 92%, a specificity of 93%, and positive and negative predictive values of 94% and 92%, respectivelyen
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dc.subjectDysentery, bacillaryen
dc.subjectFluorescent antibody techniqueen
dc.subjectSensitivity and specificityen
dc.subjectShigella dysenteriae-isolation & purificationen
dc.titleFluorescent antibody staining test for rapid diagnosis of Shigella dysenteriae 1 infectionen
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