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Sensitivity, specificity and likelihood ratios of PCR in the diagnosis of syphilis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Lautenschlager, Stephan
Published in Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2013, vol. 89, no. 3, p. 251-6
Abstract To systematically review and estimate pooled sensitivity and specificity of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique compared to recommended reference tests in the diagnosis of suspected syphilis at various stages and in various biological materials.
Keywords Bacteriological Techniques/methodsHumansMolecular Diagnostic Techniques/methodsPolymerase Chain Reaction/methodsSensitivity and SpecificitySyphilis/diagnosis/microbiologyTreponema pallidum/genetics/isolation & purification
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PMID: 23024223
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Other version: http://sti.bmj.com/content/89/3/251.long
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Research group Epidémiologie clinique (115)
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GAYET-AGERON, Angèle et al. Sensitivity, specificity and likelihood ratios of PCR in the diagnosis of syphilis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. In: Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2013, vol. 89, n° 3, p. 251-6. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:33941

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