Over 5 days, 120 schoolchildren from two schools in the remote Kimberley region of Australia were screened for Strep A pharyngitis. Molecular point-of-care testing identified Strep A pharyngitis in 13/18 (72.2%) symptomatic children. The portability and feasibility of molecular point-of-care testing was highly practical for remote settings.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Dec 2020|