Angela M C Rose

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Publications

  1. pmc Field evaluation of two rapid diagnostic tests for Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A during the 2006 outbreak in Niger
    Angela M C Rose
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 4:e7326. 2009
  2. pmc Meningitis dipstick rapid test: evaluating diagnostic performance during an urban Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A outbreak, Burkina Faso, 2007
    Angela M C Rose
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 5:e11086. 2010
  3. pmc Meningitis serogroup W135 outbreak, Burkina Faso, 2002
    Nicolas Nathan
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:920-3. 2007

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Publications3

  1. pmc Field evaluation of two rapid diagnostic tests for Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A during the 2006 outbreak in Niger
    Angela M C Rose
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 4:e7326. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to evaluate its field performance, especially for different populations and other serogroups...
  2. pmc Meningitis dipstick rapid test: evaluating diagnostic performance during an urban Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A outbreak, Burkina Faso, 2007
    Angela M C Rose
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 5:e11086. 2010
    ..Although the former is the current standard for bacterial meningitis surveillance in the meningitis belt, nested PCR performed in a certified laboratory should be used as an absolute reference when evaluating new diagnostic tests...
  3. pmc Meningitis serogroup W135 outbreak, Burkina Faso, 2002
    Nicolas Nathan
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:920-3. 2007
    ..The highest attack rate was in children <5 years of age. We describe cases from 1 district and evaluate the performance of the Pastorex test, which had good sensitivity (84%) and specificity (89%) compared with culture or PCR...