Phetsouvanh Rattanaxay

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The erythrocyte binding antigen 175 (EBA-175) is a 175 kDa antigen of Plasmodium falciparum and plays a major role in erythrocyte recognition by the parasite. The antigen is also supposed to be partly responsible for the invasion of erythrocytes by merozoites. EBA-175 has been sequenced from the FCR-3 and CAMP strains of P. falciparum. The sequences were(More)
We developed an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) that detects filaria-specific immunoglobulin G4 antibodies in unconcentrated urine. The ELISA was positive in 87 of 91 (95.6%) urine samples collected from people with Wuchereria bancrofti microfilariae, antigen, or both. Of 298 urine samples collected in Thailand, Lao People's Democratic Republic,(More)
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