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Volume 22, Number 2—February 2016

Feasibility of Xpert Ebola Assay in Médecins Sans Frontières Ebola Program, Guinea

Rafael Van den BerghComments to Author , Pascale Chaillet, Mamadou Saliou Sow, Mathieu Amand, Charlotte van Vyve, Sylvie Jonckheere, Rosa Crestani, Armand Sprecher, Michel Van Herp, Arlene Chua, Erwan Piriou, Lamine Koivogui, and Annick Antierens
Author affiliations: Médecins Sans Frontières, Brussels, Brussels, Belgium (R. Van den Bergh, P. Chaillet, R. Crestani, A. Sprecher, M. Van Herp, A. Antierens); Hôpital National Donka, Conakry, Guinea (M.S. Sow); Comité de Recherche Ebola de Guinée, Conakry (M.S. Sow); Médecins Sans Frontières, Conakry (M. Amand, C. van Vyve, S. Jonckheere); Médecins Sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland (A. Chua); Institute of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Singapore (A. Chua); Médecins Sans Frontières, Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (E. Piriou); Institut National de Santé Publique, Conakry (L. Koivogui)

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Table 3

Blood samples identified as positive for Ebola virus by Xpert Ebola Assay at Médecins Sans Frontières Donka Ebola Treatment Center, Conakry, Guinea, May–June 2015

Sample type No. positive by Xpert Ebola Assay No. (%) positive by routine PCR
Total 26 18 (69)
Diagnosis 1 8 8 (100)
Diagnosis 2 0 0
After transfusion 12 9 (75)
Convalescent phase 6 1 (17)

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