Warning issued on test kits

October 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 8, p1010
Academic Journal
States that Health Canada is reminding physicians of potentially fatal misdiagnoses when group B streptococcal (GBS) antigen test kits are used. The GBS antigen tests as an adjunct to diagnosis; The tests not an appropriate substitute for bacterial cultures for diagnosis of GBS colonization or infection.


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