Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 10th, 2008
"The 27 samples used as negative controls yielded negative results. Soil samples taken from archeological sites related to both positive and negative samples tested negative for F1 antigen. The detection threshold of the RDT for plague (0.5 ng/ml) is sufficient for a preliminary retrospective diagnosis of Y pestis infection in human remains. The high specificity...
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