Validity of Rapid Antigen Detection Testing in Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcal Tonsillopharyngitis


Kucuk O., Bicer S., Giray T., Col D., Erdag G. C. , Gurol Y. , et al.

INDIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.81, ss.138-142, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 81 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s12098-013-1067-y
  • Dergi Adı: INDIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.138-142

Özet

To evaluate the utility of rapid antigen detection testing (RADT) for the diagnosis of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis in children, and to detect the sensitivity and specificity of rapid antigen detection of group A beta-hemolytic streptococci from throat specimen compared with throat culture.