Field evaluation of Crystal VC® Rapid Dipstick test for cholera during a cholera outbreak in Guinea‐Bissau
Abstract: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.
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