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Volume 81, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

A prospective study in Thailand identified 106 patients with culture-proven leptospirosis. The accuracy of the microscopic agglutination test (MAT) in predicting the infecting serovar was evaluated in 78/106 (74%) patients with a diagnostic titer. MAT correctly determined the infecting serovar in 26 cases (33%), indicating that this assay is a poor predictor of infecting serovar in our setting.

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  • Received : 09 May 2009
  • Accepted : 25 Jun 2009

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