This document shares data from Guinea-Bissau that provide validation of the retinol-binding protein enzyme immunoassay (RBP-EIA) test from serum samples, while also providing initial data on the feasibility of using dried blood samples as a specimen type for the assessment of vitamin A deficiency in the field.

Corporate author(s): PATH; The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (Denmark)

Publication date: 2006

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