ELISA versus routine tests in the diagnosis of patients with systemic and neurobrucellosis.

@article{Araj1988ELISAVR,
  title={ELISA versus routine tests in the diagnosis of patients with systemic and neurobrucellosis.},
  author={George Farah Araj and A R Lulu and Monther I Khateeb and Mohammed Ahmed Saadah and Ra'ad A. Shakir},
  journal={APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica},
  year={1988},
  volume={96 2},
  pages={171-6}
}
Sera from patients in different stages of brucellosis as well as sera and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from patients with central nervous system (CNS) brucellosis and controls, were tested by ELISA for Brucella-specific IgG, IgM and IgA. The results were compared with culture findings, micro-agglutination (MA), slide agglutination with Rose Bengal (RB), and Brucella melitensis stained antigens (SA). In sera of patients with acute brucellosis (296), ELISA was positive for IgM (100%), IgG (97%) and… CONTINUE READING