A serological test for the diagnosis of Strongyloides antibodies in ex Far East Prisoners of War.

@article{Bailey1989AST,
  title={A serological test for the diagnosis of Strongyloides antibodies in ex Far East Prisoners of War.},
  author={J. W. Bailey},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={1989},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={241-7}
}
  • J. W. Bailey
  • Published 1989 in Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
This paper gives the results of an ELISA test for Strongyloides stercoralis antibodies in a group of 436 ex Far East Prisoners of War (FEPOWs). Antigen was obtained from third-stage larvae of Strongyloides cebus. Sensitivity of the test is 97%, with a specificity of 99%. The test is being investigated further as regards cross-reactions with other helminths… CONTINUE READING