Detection of Legionella pneumonophila antigen in urine by enzyme-linked immunospecific assay.

@article{Berdal1979DetectionOL,
  title={Detection of Legionella pneumonophila antigen in urine by enzyme-linked immunospecific assay.},
  author={Bj\orn Peter Berdal and Carol Farshy and James C. Feeley},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1979},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={575-8}
}
An enzyme-linked immunospecific assay "sandwich" technique was developed for detecting soluble antigen from the Legionnaires disease bacterium (Legionella pneumophila). With this technique, antigen was detected in urine specimens from guinea pigs inoculated intraperitoneally with heat-killed Legionnaires disease bacteria and in urine specimens from three of four patients who attended the American Legion Convention in Philadelphia in 1976. Urine from a fifth pneumonia patient who attended the… CONTINUE READING
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