Evaluation of Pneumococcal PCR and Urinary Antigen Detection in Children

Parlakay A. O., CEYHAN M., ÇELİK M., ÖZSÜREKCİ Y., Oncel E. K., Sensoy G., ...More

CLINICAL LABORATORY, vol.59, no.11-12, pp.1409-1411, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 59 Issue: 11-12
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.7754/clin.lab.2013.121206
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1409-1411
  • Keywords: pneumococcal antigen test, S. Pneumoniae, child, STREPTOCOCCUS-PNEUMONIAE ANTIGEN, DIAGNOSIS, ASSAY, BINAX, FLUID
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The rapid detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae could assist in the management of pneumococcal infections. The Binax NOW S. pneumoniae test is a rapid immunochromatographic test for this purpose.