What is it about?
This study describes a novel test using the LAMP testing platform to detect Hib infection. Such infections are a global problem that affect children as well as adults.
Why is it important?
Early diagnosis of Hib infections are critical to help prevent permanent neurologic sequelae that can occur as a result of acute Hib meningitis.
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This page is a summary of: Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for Detection of Haemophilus influenzae Type b in Cerebrospinal Fluid, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, March 2014, ASM Journals, DOI: 10.1128/jcm.00165-14.
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