Detection of Pseudomonas pseudomallei antigen in urine for the diagnosis of melioidosis.

@article{Desakorn1994DetectionOP,
  title={Detection of Pseudomonas pseudomallei antigen in urine for the diagnosis of melioidosis.},
  author={Varunee Desakorn and Martin Derrick Smith and Vanaporn Wuthiekanun and David A B Dance and H A Aucken and Pravan Suntharasamai and A Rajchanuwong and Nicholas J White},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1994},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={627-33}
}
An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using a fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC)-anti-FITC amplification system, has been developed to detect Pseudomonas pseudomallei antigen in urine. The assay was evaluated in 135 patients with acute melioidosis, 194 hospitalized patients with other disorders, and 40 healthy controls. Antigen was detected in the urine of… CONTINUE READING