A New Approach to Dengue Fatal Cases Diagnosis: NS1 Antigen Capture in Tissues

PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 05/05/2011

This study shows the dengue virus NS1 capture assay as a rapid and valuable approach to postmortem dengue confirmation. With an increasing number of Dengue Hemorrhagic fever and fatal cases, the availability of new approaches useful for cases confirmation plays an important tool for the disease surveillance.

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