Recommendations for test performance and interpretation from the Second National Conference on Serologic Diagnosis
of Lyme Disease.
2) It is probably underdiagnosed by ophthalmologists due to difficulty in the serologic diagnosis
of the disease, as well as its nonspecific symptoms.
In 1994, leading experts convened at the Second National Conference on the Serologic Diagnosis
of Lyme Disease (Dearborn, Michigan, USA) to review the current evidence and devise a standard testing strategy (7).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends taking 2 serum samples to establish a serologic diagnosis
Food and Drug Administration (FDA), held a meeting in Dearborn, Michigan: the Second National Conference on Serologic Diagnosis
of Lyme Disease.
Therefore, to increase the specificity and sensitivity of the serologic diagnosis
of NPC, an IgG immunoblot test should be performed as a confirmatory assay.
of dengue is either made by detection of dengue viral antigen, anti DENV antibodies IgM and IgG which appear in blood between 5-7 days after the onset of illness12.
The largest published study of CSDE is a 61-patient series that's 16 years old, predating the advent of serologic diagnosis
In the absence of hemorrhagic complications, dengue fever is considered relatively benign, but serologic diagnosis
is important nonetheless.
It is necessary to establish a novel specific serologic diagnosis
of HTNV infection.
Oral fluid testing of patients after their formal notification of clinically diagnosed measles, mumps, and rubella has been conducted in England and Wales since 1994; this test has been acceptable and is used to augment routine serologic diagnosis
for these diseases (18).