Evaluation of new transport medium for detection of herpes simplex virus by culture and direct enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

J. R. Ogburn, J. T. Hoffpauir, E. Cole, K. Hood, D. Michael, T. Nguyen, S. Raden, B. Raju, V. Reisinger, P. E. Oefinger

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Abstract

The transport medium Multi-Microbe Media (M4) was evaluated prospectively by culture and direct enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for detection of herpes simplex virus from 473 specimens. In addition, 377 specimens in Bartels Viral Transport Medium were evaluated. By using culture as a 'gold standard,' the ELISA sensitivity was approximately 85%, while the specificities exceeded 96% for both media.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3082-3084
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume32
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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