Volume 92, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Early diagnosis of dengue has been made easier in recent years owing to the advancement in diagnostic technologies. The rapid non-structural protein 1 (NS1) test strip is widely used in many developed and developing regions at risk of dengue. Despite the relatively high specificity of this test, we recently encountered two cases of false-positive dengue NS1 antigen in patients with underlying hematological malignancies. We reviewed the literature for causes of false-positive dengue NS1.


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  • Received : 21 Apr 2014
  • Accepted : 29 Sep 2014
  • Published online : 04 Feb 2015

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