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Title: Use of filter paper as a transport medium for laboratory diagnosis of cholera under field conditions
Authors: Page, Anne-Laure
Alberti, Kathryn P
Guénolé, Alain
Mondongue, Vital
Lonlas Mayele, Sylvaine
Guerin, Philippe J
Quilici, Marie-Laure
Affiliation: Epicentre, Paris, France; Institut Pasteur, Centre National de Reference des Vibrions et du Cholera, Unite des Bacteries Pathogenes Enteriques, Paris, France; Ministry of Health, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo; Medecins Sans Frontieres, Brussels, Belgium; Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Citation: J Clin Microbiol 2011; 49(8):3021-3
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Journal: Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue Date: 22-Jun-2011
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10144/242391
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.00514-11
PubMed ID: 21697327
Additional Links: http://jcm.asm.org/content/49/8/3021.long
Abstract: Confirmation of a cholera epidemic is based on bacteriological identification of the agent and requires the sending of samples to a culture laboratory, often in countries with limited resources. Comparison of the use of filter paper with the use of Cary-Blair reference medium for stool transport showed that this simple transport medium is appropriate for the recovery of Vibrio cholerae.
Type: Article
Language: en
MeSH: Adult
Bacteriological Techniques
Cholera
Feces
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Paper
Specimen Handling
Vibrio cholerae
ISSN: 1098-660X
Rights: Published by the American Society for Microbiology - Archived on this site with kind permission from the American Society for Microbiology
Appears in topics: Laboratory

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