Comparison of two methods (microscopy and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) for the diagnosis of amebiasis.

@article{Tanyuksel2005ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of two methods (microscopy and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) for the diagnosis of amebiasis.},
  author={Mehmet Tanyuksel and Hasan Yilmaz and Mustafa Ulukanligil and Engin Araz and Mutalip Çiçek and Ozgur Koru and Zeynep Taş and William A Petri},
  journal={Experimental parasitology},
  year={2005},
  volume={110 3},
  pages={322-6}
}
Diagnosis of amebiasis is usually performed on a clinical basis alone in most endemic countries having limited economic resources. This epidemiological study was conducted using modern diagnostic tests for amebiasis in the southeastern region of Turkey, an endemic area for amebiasis. The population of this study included patients with symptomatic diarrhea/dysentery attending both Yuzuncu Yil University, Van and Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey. A total of 380 stool specimens were collected… CONTINUE READING