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Evaluation of serologic screening for identification of chronic Salmonella typhi carriers in Vietnam
International Journal of Infectious Diseases
Objectives: To determine the utility of screening anti-Vi antibodies to detect chronic Salmonella Typhi carriers in an endemic community.
Methods: We conducted a community-based serologic survey for anti-Vi antibodies to identify chronic Salmonella Typhi carriers in a typhoid endemic region in Vietnam.
Gupta A, My Thanh NT, My Trinh T, Olsen SJ, Sivapalasingam S, Cam PD, Mintz ED. Evaluation of serologic screening for identification of chronic Salmonella typhi carriers in Vietnam. Int J Infect Dis. 2006 Jul; 10(4):309-14. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2005.06.005.