One-step immunochromatographic dipstick tests for rapid detection of Vibrio cholerae O1 and O139 in stool samples

F. Nato, A. Boutonnier, M. Rajerison, P. Grosjean, S. Dartevelle, A. Guénolé, N. A. Bhuiyan, D. A. Sack, G. B. Nair, J. M. Fournier, S. Chanteau

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Abstract

We describe the development and evaluation of a rapid diagnostic test for Vibrio cholerae O1 and O139 based on lipopolysaccharide detection using gold particles. The specificity ranged between 84 and 100%. The sensitivity of the dipsticks ranged from 94.2 to 100% when evaluated with stool samples obtained in Madagascar and Bangladesh. The dipstick can provide a simple tool for epidemiological surveys.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)476-478
Number of pages3
JournalClinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology
Volume10
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2003
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Immunology

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