How reliable is diagnostic testing for Zika?
DZIF scientists have shown that molecular diagnostic tests for the Zika virus in Brazil are not always reliable.
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Peter Kremsner has been nominated as Honorary International Fellow
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) has made Professor Peter Kremsner, Director of the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Tübingen, an Honorary International Fellow. With this, it recognises Prof Kremsner’s achievements in malaria research.
01 March 2018 - PRESS RELEASE
Globally, Brazil has been the hardest hit by the current Zika outbreak. Almost all cases of Zika-associated malformations in newborns have been reported from this country. DZIF scientists from the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have shown that molecular diagnostic tests for the Zika virus in Brazil are not always reliable. Almost two thirds of all laboratories showed false-positive or false-negative results. [ more ]
16 February 2018 - PRESS RELEASE
01 February 2018 - PRESS RELEASE
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