Author(s): Nathan N, Rose AM, Legros D, Tiendrebeogo SR, Bachy C,
Abstract Share this page
Abstract In 2002, the largest epidemic of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W135 occurred in Burkina Faso. The highest attack rate was in children <5 years of age. We describe cases from 1 district and evaluate the performance of the Pastorex test, which had good sensitivity (84\%) and specificity (89\%) compared with culture or PCR.
This article was published in Emerg Infect Dis
and referenced in Journal of Cell Science & Therapy