Antigen detection from urine of Kala-azar cases by latex agglutination test.

Abstract

A recently developed Latex agglutination method known as "KATEX" for detecting leishmanial antigen in urine of Kala-azar patients was evaluated on 97 Kala-azar cases and 35 controls in the department of Microbiology, Mymensingh Medical College during the period from March' 2004 to February' 2005. The method yielded sensitivity as 100% and 82.8% in 33… (More)

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@article{Alam2008AntigenDF, title={Antigen detection from urine of Kala-azar cases by latex agglutination test.}, author={M. Alam and A B Shamsuzzaman and Ak Musa and Ah Khan and Mc Mahmud and M. Alamgir Hossain and Aa Ahmed}, journal={Mymensingh medical journal : MMJ}, year={2008}, volume={17 1}, pages={22-7} }