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[Correspondence] ReEBOV Antigen Rapid Test kit for Ebola

Simple, cheap, and accurate rapid diagnostic tests for Ebola virus are urgently needed. The important study by Mara Jana Broadhurst and colleagues1 highlights the challenges of assessing such tests on whole blood when the number of positive patients is small and no agreed reference standard exists. These factors could explain the increased sensitivity of the ReEBOV Antigen Rapid Test compared with previous data from WHO.2

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