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    • Evaluation of an immunochromatographic test for early and rapid detection of dengue virus infection in the context of Bangladesh. 

      Sharmin, Rabeya; Tabassum, Shahina; Jahan, Munira; Nessa, Afzalun; Mamun, KZ (‎2011-12)‎
      Early, accurate and rapid diagnosis of dengue virus infection is important for early case management and for reducing its associated complications, DHF/DSS. In this study, an early and rapid diagnosis of dengue virus infection was performed from single serum samples by two serological methods. Blood samples collected from a total of 201 clinically-suspected dengue fever patients were tested for IgM and IgG antibodies by a rapid immunochromatographic test (‎ICT)‎, and also by IgM and IgG antibody Capture ELISA. Of these, 126 (‎62.7%)‎ patients tested ...