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Clostridium difficile toxin detection assays: evaluation report

The Evaluation Report presents the finding of an evaluation of commercially available enzyme immunoassays (EIAs) and membrane-based assays.

This was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

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The Evaluation Report presents the finding of an evaluation of commercially available enzyme immunoassays (EIAs) and membrane-based assays for detection of C difficile toxins A + B in human faecal specimens. Assays which do not detect both toxins are exclused.

Published 2 February 2009