Rapid Review Quiz: New Diagnostic Tests

Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD; Herbert S. Diamond, MD; Michael Stuart Bronze, MD; Helmi L. Lutsep, MD


June 13, 2022

Using patient CSF/serum samples, Saadeh and coworkers found that the KCSF test was similar in sensitivity and specificity compared with a commonly used test that detects OCBs in CSF. It was much easier to run in the laboratory (with less error among people running it) and less costly. Additionally, the test was faster, producing results in about 20 minutes compared with 4 hours. Researchers concluded that the KCSF test is a valid alternative to the OCB test and a useful supplement to diagnosis.

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