Comparison of three ELISAs for the routine diagnosis of human T-lymphotropic virus infection in a high-prevalence setting in Peru.

@article{Verdonck2009ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of three ELISAs for the routine diagnosis of human T-lymphotropic virus infection in a high-prevalence setting in Peru.},
  author={Kristien Verdonck and Elsa Nadia Aguilera Gonz{\'a}lez and Fernando Maldonado and Doris Agapito and Sonia Van Dooren and Anne-Mieke Vandamme and Alfonso Silva-Santisteban and G L E E Vanham and Daniel D. Clark and Eduardo Gotuzzo},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={2009},
  volume={103 4},
  pages={420-2}
}
To compare three human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV) ELISAs in a high-prevalence setting, we recruited 300 adults: 125 relatives of HTLV-infected subjects and 175 patients with possible diagnoses of HTLV-associated diseases. Sera were tested with Platelia, Murex, and Ortho ELISA. Samples with positive or discordant ELISA underwent confirmatory Inno-Lia… CONTINUE READING