The validity of serologic tests for Trypanosoma cruzi and the effectiveness of transfusional screening strategies in a hyperendemic region

M Pirard, N Iihoshi, M Boelaert, P Basanta, F López, P Van der Stuyft

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Original languageEnglish
JournalTransfusion
Volume45
Pages (from-to)554-561
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Keywords

  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Protozoal diseases
  • Trypanosoma cruzi
  • Blood donors
  • Screening
  • Serological
  • Laboratory techniques and procedures
  • Sensitivity
  • Specificity
  • False-negative
  • Cost-effectiveness
  • Latent class analysis
  • LCA
  • America-Latin

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