TITLE

Warning issued on test kits

PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 8, p1010
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9710222758

 

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