serological diagnosis


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serological diagnosis

Identification of an illness through a serological test such as that for syphilis or typhoid.
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Preliminary study of an immunochromatography test for serological diagnosis of canine brucellosis.
McMillan, "Novel recombinant-antigen enzyme immunoassay for serological diagnosis of syphilis," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
Nicaragua has thus become the first country in Central America with the capacity to produce its own reagents for serological diagnosis of chikungunya.
A card-agglutination test with stained trypanosomes (C.A.T.T.) for the serological diagnosis of T.
Respiratory infections due to HBoV are systemic and can be diagnosed serologically, but in our case serological diagnosis of HBoV was not done because these tests were not available at our institution.
Indirect immune fluorescence is the most common method for serological diagnosis although serology yields good sensitivity and specificity data.
This group was composed of 81 children admitted to Hospital Joao Paulo II-FHEMIG (Fundacao Hospitalar de Minas Gerais), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, who presented with VL symptoms and parasitological confirmation (direct exam and/or culture) and/or serological diagnosis for VL (indirect immunofluorescence antibody test-IFAT and/or immunochromatographic rK39 antigen-test) associated with clinical improvement after treatment.
To make a serological diagnosis of Brucella, paired sera are collected at least 2 - 4 weeks apart looking for a four-fold or greater rise in antibody titre.
It is an immune-chromatographic test which identifies IgM and IgG in capture format within 15 minutes.42 RT- PCR has also proved a valuable tool for the serological diagnosis of DF.43
For serological diagnosis, ELISA is an easy, cheap more a current and effective method [12] .It might pointed out the increasing level of tendency of infection by reflecting antibody titer.
This is in contrast to another study comparing molecular and serological diagnosis of brucellosis in Malaysian goats where it was found that 70/288 goats tested were positive by complement fixation test (CFT) and conventional PCR, whereas 200/288 were negative by both of these tests (Al- Garadia et al., 2011).