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Free Content Field evaluation of Crystal VC® Rapid Dipstick test for cholera during a cholera outbreak in Guinea‐Bissau

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Objectives  To evaluate performance characteristics and ease of use of the new commercially available Crystal VC® Rapid Dipstick (VC) test (Span Diagnostics, India) for Vibrio cholerae O1 and O139.

Keywords: Guinea‐Bissau; cholera; diarrhoea; dipstick; rapid test; vibrio

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1:  Department of Epidemiological Surveillance, Ministério da Saúde, Brasilia, Brazil 2:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA 3:  Simão Mendes National Hospital, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Publication date: September 1, 2009

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