Evaluation of a rapid antigen detection point-of-care test for respiratory syncytial virus and influenza in a pediatric hospitalized population in the Netherlands

Andrea H. L. Bruning, Karin van Dijk, Hetty W. M. van Eijk, Gerrit Koen, Job B. M. van Woensel, Frea H. Kruisinga, Dasja Pajkrt, Katja C. Wolthers

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This pilot study evaluates the diagnostic performance of Sofia RSV Fluorescent Immunoassay Analyzer (FIA) and Sofia Influenza A + B FIA for rapid detection of respiratory syncytial virus and influenza A and B. Sofia had a lower-than-expected sensitivity for all viruses and a high rate of false-positive results for influenza B virus
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)292-293
JournalDiagnostic microbiology and infectious disease
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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