Rapid Detection of Streptococcus pyogenes in Pleural Fluid from Pediatric Patients with Empyema
Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 05/25/2012
Zheng X et al. – Each rapid antigen assay detected 9 out of 10 (90%) PCR positive samples, with 100% specificity. These antigen detection assays are useful to provide microbiological diagnosis of empyema caused by S. pyogenes.