Comparison of serological detection methods for diagnosis of Ehrlichia canis infections in dogs.

@article{Blanger2002ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of serological detection methods for diagnosis of Ehrlichia canis infections in dogs.},
  author={Myriam B{\'e}langer and Heather L. Sorenson and Michelle K France and Michael V Bowie and Anthony F. Barbet and E B Breitschwerdt and Arthur R. Alleman},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={40 9},
  pages={3506-8}
}
We determined the value of four serological assays for the diagnosis of canine monocytic ehrlichiosis by comparing them to the indirect fluorescent-antibody assay "gold standard." The specificity of Dip-S-Ticks was significantly lower than that of all of the other tests evaluated. The sensitivity of Dip-S-Ticks was significantly higher than that of Snap3Dx… CONTINUE READING