Diagnosis of typhoid fever by detection of Salmonella typhi antigen in urine.

@article{Chaicumpa1992DiagnosisOT,
  title={Diagnosis of typhoid fever by detection of Salmonella typhi antigen in urine.},
  author={Wanpen Chaicumpa and Yuwaporn Ruangkunaporn and David C. Burr and Manas Chongsa-nguan and Peter D. Echeverria},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={30 9},
  pages={
          2513-5
        }
}
A monoclonal antibody specific for group D Salmonella antigen 9 was used in an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for detecting the antigen in urine specimens collected from patients with clinical typhoid fever in Jakarta, Indonesia. The ELISA had a sensitivity of 95% in identifying patients in whom Salmonella typhi was isolated from hemocultures, 73% in patients in whom S. typhi was isolated from stool specimens, and 40% in patients in whom the organism was isolated from bone… CONTINUE READING

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