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Field evaluation of a rapid immunochromatographic dipstick test for the diagnosis of cholera in a high-risk population

  • Xuan-Yi Wang1Email author,
  • M Ansaruzzaman2,
  • Raul Vaz3,
  • Catarina Mondlane3,
  • Marcelino ES Lucas4,
  • Lorenz von Seidlein1,
  • Jacqueline L Deen1,
  • Sonia Ampuero5,
  • Mahesh Puri1,
  • Taesung Park1, 10,
  • GB Nair2,
  • John D Clemens1, 6,
  • Claire-Lise Chaignat7,
  • Minoarisoa Rajerison8,
  • Farida Nato9 and
  • Jean-Michel Fournier9
Contributed equally
BMC Infectious Diseases20066:17

Received: 20 October 2005

Accepted: 01 February 2006

Published: 01 February 2006

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Original Submission
20 Oct 2005 Submitted Original manuscript
11 Nov 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Suzanne Chanteau
17 Nov 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bradley Sack
8 Dec 2005 Author responded Author comments - Xuan-yi Wang
Resubmission - Version 2
8 Dec 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Dec 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Suzanne Chanteau
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
1 Feb 2006 Editorially accepted
1 Feb 2006 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-6-17

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Authors’ Affiliations

The International Vaccine Institute
ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research
Ministry of Health
Médecins Sans Frontières
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
World Health Organization
Institut Pasteur
Institute Pasteur
Department of Statistics, Seoul National University