Clinical performance evaluation of the sofia RSV FIA rapid antigen test for diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus infection

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Abstract

A recently introduced Sofia respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) fluorescent immunoassay (FIA) was evaluated against the BinaxNOW RSV card and the SD Bioline RSV test using 348 respiratory samples. The Sofia, BinaxNOW, and SD Bioline kits showed sensitivities of 66%, 65%, and 64%, respectively, for detecting RSV-A, and 71%, 63%, and 65% for detecting RSV-B, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)684-686
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume53
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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