[Comparison of commercial IFA, IHA and in-house IFA tests in the diagnosis of cystic echinococosis].

@article{Bilge2009ComparisonOC,
  title={[Comparison of commercial IFA, IHA and in-house IFA tests in the diagnosis of cystic echinococosis].},
  author={Uysal Elif Bilge and Mehmet D. Ozdemir and Mahmut Baykan},
  journal={Turkiye parazitolojii dergisi},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={195-8}
}
Hydatidosis is an endemic illness in many regions of world. Several serodiagnostic techniques have been evaluated for the diagnosis of cystic hydatid disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus. The aim of this study was to assess the efficiency of the commercial fluorescent antibody test (IFAT), indirect hemaglutination test (IHAT) and in-house IFA tests. For this purpose sera from one hundred patients who had been given a diagnosis of hydatid cyst by surgery were used. In-house IFA was… CONTINUE READING