Development and application of an antibody-ELISA to follow up a Trypanosoma evansi outbreak in a dromedary camel herd in France.

@article{Desquesnes2009DevelopmentAA,
  title={Development and application of an antibody-ELISA to follow up a Trypanosoma evansi outbreak in a dromedary camel herd in France.},
  author={Marc Desquesnes and G{\'e}raldine Bossard and Sophie Th{\'e}venon and Delphine Patrel and Sophie Ravel and Djamila Pavlovic and St{\'e}phane Herder and Olivier Patout and Elisabeth Lepetitcolin and Philippe Hollzmuller and David Berthier and Philippe Jacquiet and G{\'e}rard Cuny},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2009},
  volume={162 3-4},
  pages={214-20}
}
An outbreak of trypanosomosis was observed for the first time in metropolitan France in October 2006, when five camels were proved to be infected by Trypanosoma evansi using parasitological methods. The parasite was isolated and used to produce a soluble antigen for antibody-enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in a protocol derived from a method previously developed for sheep and humans but using protein A conjugate. The animals were treated on three instances, alternatively with… CONTINUE READING

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