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The 20-minute whole blood clotting test (20WBCT) for snakebite coagulopathy—A systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy

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Background The 20-minute whole blood clotting test (20WBCT) has been used to detect coagulopathy following snakebite for almost 50 years. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the 20WBCT was conducted to evaluate the accuracy of the 20WBCT to detect coagulopathy, indicative of systemic envenoming.
Methods and findings Databases were searched from inception up to 09/12/2020 to identify studies that compared the 20WBCT and INR/fibrinogen on five or more... Expand abstract
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10.1371/journal.pntd.0009657

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PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
8
Article number:
e0009657
Place of publication:
United States
Publication date:
2021-08-10
Acceptance date:
2021-07-16
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EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Pmid:
34375338
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English
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1190523
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pubs:1190523
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2021-12-23

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