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    • Improving dengue virus diagnosis in rural areas of Mexico. 

      Moreno-Altamirano, M M B; Sánchez-García, F J; López-Martínez, I; Rosales-Jiménez, C; Vázquez-Pichardo, M; Arriaga-Valona, L J; Capitan-Ortega, F (‎2009-12)‎
      Evaluation of an “in-house system” for the diagnosis of dengue infection by detection of specific IgM and IgG antibodies showed that 25 out of 34 (‎73.53%)‎ serum samples were positive for IgM antibodies; 6 (‎17.64%)‎ were positive for IgG and 3 (‎8.8%)‎ were negative for both IgM and IgG anti-DENV antibodies. Ten samples from “non-symptomatic” people were all negative. In order to evaluate the anti-DENV ELISA, 20 serum samples obtained from healthy individuals from a non-endemic region (‎Mexico City)‎ and 20 serum samples previously classified as positive ...