[Application of four ELISA techniques (two for IgM and two for IgG) for serological diagnosis of an outbreak of Q fever].


OBJECTIVE To evaluate four ELISAs (commercialized by Panbio and Serion) for IgM and IgG detection in an outbreak of Q fever. METHODS Fifty-three serum samples corresponding to 29 persons were processed. An indirect immunofluorescence assay was used as the reference method. RESULTS The sensitivity and specificity for IgM were 100% and 74% (Panbio), and… (More)


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