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      Development and assessment of molecular diagnostic tests for 15 enteropathogens causing childhood diarrhoea: a multicentre study.

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          Childhood diarrhoea can be caused by many pathogens that are difficult to assay in the laboratory. Molecular diagnostic techniques provide a uniform method to detect and quantify candidate enteropathogens. We aimed to develop and assess molecular tests for identification of enteropathogens and their association with disease.

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          Journal
          Lancet Infect Dis
          The Lancet. Infectious diseases
          1474-4457
          1473-3099
          Aug 2014
          : 14
          : 8
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA.
          [2 ] Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.
          [3 ] Medical Research Council Unit, Banjul, The Gambia.
          [4 ] Department of Enteric Diseases, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences (AFRIMS), Bangkok, Thailand.
          [5 ] International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR, B), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
          [6 ] Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA; Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute, Moshi, Tanzania.
          [7 ] Department of Pathology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA.
          [8 ] Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute, Moshi, Tanzania.
          [9 ] Haydom Lutheran Hospital, Haydom, Tanzania.
          [10 ] Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA. Electronic address: erh6k@virginia.edu.
          S1473-3099(14)70808-4
          10.1016/S1473-3099(14)70808-4
          25022434
          Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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