Volume 12, Number 2—February 2006
Evaluation of a Direct, Rapid Immunohistochemical Test for Rabies Diagnosis
|Preservation||No. washes in PBS||No. samples tested
|dRIT field||dRIT CDC||DFA test CDC|
|Group A. glycerol saline/frozen/glycerol saline||2||44||39||44|
|Group B. frozen/glycerol saline||1||10||10||10|
|Group C. glycerol saline||1||0||89||89|
|Group D. frozen||0||0||16||16|
*dRIT, direct rapid immunohistochemical test; PBS, phosphate-buffered saline; DFA, direct fluorescent-antibody assay; CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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