Volume 18, Number 12—December 2012
Diagnostic Assays for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
|VectoCrimea-CHF ELISA†||Crimean-Congo Fever Mosaic 2 IFA‡||RealStar CCHFV RT-PCR Kit 1.2§||CCHF2006 1.5 LCD Kit (26)|
Maintenance of equipment required
Training for equipment required
Additional equipment required
Clarity of instructions¶
Technical training required¶
Training required for result interpretation¶
Ease of interpretation of results#
*CCHF, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever; IFA, immunofluorescent assay; CCHFV, CCHF virus; RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR; LCD, low-cost, low-density.
†Vector-Best, Novosibirsk, Russia.
‡Euroimmun, Luebeck, Germany.
§Altona-Diagnostics, Hamburg, Germany.
¶A score of 1 was attributed when instructions were sufficiently clear or when no specific training, no additional equipment, or no regular equipment maintenance were necessary.
#Score was attributed according to the degree of simplicity of the technique or interpretation: 2 if it was considered easy, 1 if it was considered acceptable, and 0 if it was considered difficult.
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