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We adapted the conventional indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) test to assay IgM and IgG Brucella-specific antibodies to differentiate acute from chronic infections rather than measure total antihuman globulin specific antibodies. The results were compared with the slide agglutination test (SAT) used for screening and the quantitative microagglutination(More)
We studied three population groups (161 symptomatic female, 62 asymptomatic female and 74 symptomatic male) to determine the prevalence of genital tract infections caused by Chlamydia trachomatis in Kuwait. Three techniques, viz. tissue culture, direct immunofluorescent antibody test (MicroTrak) and enzyme immunoassay (Chlamydiazyme) were employed for the(More)
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