- Performance of Directigen flu A+B enzyme immunoassay and direct fluorescent assay for detection of influenza infection during the 2004-2005 seasonMahbubur Rahman
Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 58:413-8. 2007..Compared with culture, specificity of both EIA and DFA was 96%. During the 2004-2005 influenza season, both the EIA and DFA had low sensitivity and failed to detect influenza in many patients...
- Adamantane-resistant influenza infection during the 2004-05 seasonMahbubur Rahman
Epidemiology Research Center ML2, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 N Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 14:173-6. 2008..Resistant and susceptible viruses caused similar symptoms and illness duration. The prevalence of resistance was highest in children...
- Performance of Binax NOW Flu A and B and direct fluorescent assay in comparison with a composite of viral culture or reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction for detection of influenza infection during the 2006 to 2007 seasonMahbubur Rahman
Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 62:162-6. 2008..During the 2006 to 2007 influenza season, DFA and Binax NOW demonstrated high specificity but failed to identify a substantial proportion of influenza infections...