latex test

latex test

A test for immunoglobulin M (IgM), the rheumatoid factor, in RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS. Small polystyrene particles coated with human immunoglobulin G (IgG) are clumped in the presence of IgM. The latex test is positive in about 80% of cases of rheumatoid arthritis.
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Table (2) indicates that the most age group which was infected with the parasite by LATEX test (fig1) was 37-41, 32-36 years and 41 and more years, with rate of 50,28.6% and 20.0% respectively.
The latex test was found to be a simple highly efficient and reliable test in detecting E.
Latex allergy is also encountered more frequently in children with spina bifida than in other hospitalised children.[71 Sensitisation is usually confirmed by commercial latex allergy skinprick testing or by the Immunocap latex k82 blood latex test (ThermoFisher).
A 67-year-old woman presented with dry eyes, dry mouth, intermittent polyarticular nonerosive arthropathy, bronchial and bronchiolar involvement with bronchiectasis, peripheral sensory neuropathy, cryoglobulinemic vasculitis (IgM [kappa] paraprotein), pronounced hypergammaglobulinemia ([gamma]- globulin fraction, 28.6 g/L; reference interval, 8.0-13.5 g/L), and rheumatoid factor positivity (rheumatoid arthritis latex test, 728 IU/mL; reference interval, [less than or equal to] 40 IU/mL).
Sixty-seven specimens of cerebral spinal fluid have been found positive for Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A by latex test while 14 specimens were found positive for Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W135, by latex, and culture.
Sensitivity and specificity of latex test was determined considering culture as golden standard.
Product Information Product Name NANOPIA(R) KL-6 Eisai Assay System Automated Clinical Chemistry Analyser Reagents KL-6 buffer solution KL-6 latex test solution Package 24mL x 2 8mL x 2 List Price 136,000 JPY 204,000 JPY Intended Use Determination of sialylated carbohydrate antigen (KL-6) level in serum or plasma Manufactured by Sekisui Medical Co., Ltd.
Culture was done on all 97 CSF specimens and the in-house latex test for antigen detection was done on 76 CSF; 16 of 97 (16%) had bacterial isolates and of these, six were Hib.
5) of de-ionized water for the latex test, or in a buffered saline solution with a recirculating bath set to 37[degrees]C for testing the pulmonary arteries.