Serological tests

Serological tests

Tests of immune function that are performed using the clear yellow liquid part of blood.
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To summarize, 2 guidelines (ACG and BSG) recommend duodenal biopsy as a mandatory test in addition to the serological studies for diagnosis of CD, while 2 other guidelines (ESPGHAN and WGA) do not make duodenal biopsy mandatory for the diagnosis of CD and according to these, positive serological tests for relevant antibodies are enough for diagnosis of CD.
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A variety of serological tests can identify typhus pathogens, but enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays are now the most widely used, according to Dr.
Many patients with Lyme-like symptoms are misdiagnosed because current serological tests cannot detect antibodies to all the different strains of B.
5 Serological tests, such as enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA), may confirm the presence of IgM and IgG anti-chikungunya antibodies.
The diagnostic sensitivity of serological tests may be low when they are used in cases of acute toxoplasmosis (GYIMESI et al.
The development of highly sensitive serological tests such as anti-tissue transglutaminase (tTG autoantibodies), anti-endomysial antibody (EMA) and anti-deamidated gliadin peptides (anti-DGP antibodies) have facilitated the diagnosis of coeliac disease, particularly in asymptomatic patients or in patients with vague clinical presentations (5,6).
In the meantime, serological tests such as the standard tube agglutination test (STAT), Rose Bengal (RB) slide agglutination test, and ELISA have been the most common tests in the laboratory diagnosis of brucellosis.
Hence, the role of these serological tests like Typhoid test in the clinical setting to decide on early therapy.
The global tuberculosis diagnostics market segmentation is based on test type (smear microscopy, culture based tests, nucleic acid testing, Mantoux test, radiography, drug susceptibility testing, serological tests, IGRA, etc.
The FIV tests did not yield any positive results neither with serological tests nor with PCR of blood and oral swabs.
In the case of serological tests, there are a number of different methodologies available for diagnosis including Rose Bengal Test (RBT), Serum Agglutination Test (SAT), Standard Tube Agglutination Test (STAT), Milk Ring Test (MRT) and Enzyme-linked immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) (Godfroid et al.