Detection of circulating antigens in the diagnosis of acute toxoplasmosis.

  title={Detection of circulating antigens in the diagnosis of acute toxoplasmosis.},
  author={M V Acebes and Blanca Diez and Jos{\'e} Angel Garc{\'i}a-Rodr{\'i}guez and Pierre Viens and Ram{\'o}n Cisterna},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  volume={51 4},
Using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, we have found circulating antigens of Toxoplasma gondii in three models of murine toxoplasmosis: mice infected with trophozoites of the RH strain (acute toxoplasmosis), the Beverley strain (subacute toxoplasmosis), and the T626 strain (chronic toxoplasmosis). Circulating antigens were detected 48 hr after infection in the mice infected with the RH strain, and all mice had antigenemia by the fourth day. In those infected with the Beverley strain… CONTINUE READING

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