immunofluorescence test


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immunofluorescence test

immunofluorescence test

(1) Direct immunofluorescence test. 
(2) Indirect immunfluorescence test.
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Using indirect immunofluorescence test antisperm antibodies were detected in the serum of 64.
It is important to point out that the indirect immunofluorescence test, despite of high sensitivity for R.
Importance of detection of SS-A/Ro autoantibody screening immunofluorescence tests for autoantibodies to nuclear antigens.
Chernesky et al [13] compared two EIA tests and one direct immunofluorescence test with urethral C trachomatis culture.
Information obtained from history, physical examination and laboratory investigation complete blood count and ESR, urinalysis, blood sugar, blood urea, serum creatinine, liver function tests, ECG, skin biopsy for histopathology and direct immunofluorescence test were recorded in patient data sheet.
The direct immunofluorescence test (DIF test) uses fluorescein-conjugated monoclonal antibodies to detect chlamydial elementary bodies in a smear prepared from an endocervical specimen.
An indirect immunofluorescence test was performed by using this serum on a deparaffinized section of the tissue biopsy specimen.
BDV-specific serum antibodies were identified by using an indirect immunofluorescence test and blood samples or thoracic or abdominal effusions as described (4).
burnetii antigen was conducted by using an indirect immunofluorescence test as previously described (3).
A commercial indirect immunofluorescence test (SARS-CoV-IFTII kit, EUROIMMUN AG) was carried out as described by the manufacturer, except that bat serum samples were diluted 1:100, and slides were incubated at room temperature for 2 hours.
Evaluation of immunofluorescence test (IFT) and immuno (Western) blot (WB) test in patients with erythema migrans.
To confirm the isolation of a poxvirus, an immunofluorescence test was conducted with human antivaccinia serum (diluted 1:1,000) and goat antihuman immunoglobulin G (IgG) (diluted 1:500, Dako, Roskilde, Denmark).