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J Virol Methods. 2007 May;141(2):216-9. Epub 2007 Jan 8.

Comparison of the RIDASCREEN norovirus enzyme immunoassay to IDEIA NLV GI/GII by testing stools also assayed by RT-PCR and electron microscopy.

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St. Joseph's Healthcare and The Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, ON. L8N 4A6, Canada.

Abstract

RIDASCREEN norovirus enzyme immunoassay (EIA) detected 80.3% of norovirus-infected feces samples compared to 60.6% by IDEIA NLV GI/GII from 228 patients with no false positives by either assay. RT-PCR and electron microscopy percent sensitivity and specificity were 98.5, 100 and 36.4 and 96.9, respectively.

PMID:
17208311
DOI:
10.1016/j.jviromet.2006.12.001
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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