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Research Article

Prospective Evaluation of Three Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Diagnosis of Human Leptospirosis

  • Marga G. A. Goris mail,

    m.goris@kit.nl

    Affiliation: KIT Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Mariska M. G. Leeflang,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Martin Loden,

    Affiliation: KIT Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Jiri F. P. Wagenaar,

    Affiliation: KIT Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Paul R. Klatser,

    Affiliations: KIT Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Rudy A. Hartskeerl,

    Affiliation: KIT Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Kimberly R. Boer

    Affiliations: KIT Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Published: July 11, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002290

About the Authors

Marga G. A. Goris, Martin Loden, Jiri F. P. Wagenaar, Paul R. Klatser, Rudy A. Hartskeerl, Kimberly R. Boer
KIT Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mariska M. G. Leeflang
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Paul R. Klatser, Kimberly R. Boer
Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: m.goris@kit.nl

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and have the following conflicts: KIT Biomedical Research provided leptospiral biomaterials at a cost recovery basis to the manufacturers of all three RDTs.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MGAG RAH. Performed the experiments: MGAG RAH. Analyzed the data: MGAG MMGL ML KRB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PRK RAH. Wrote the paper: MGAG MMGL RAH PRK JFPW KRB.