Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar : differentiation by Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbet Assay ( ELISA ) and its clinical correlation in pediatric patients

@inproceedings{REDONDO2006EntamoebaHA,
  title={Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar : differentiation by Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbet Assay ( ELISA ) and its clinical correlation in pediatric patients},
  author={ROSAMAR{\'I}A BERNAL REDONDO and Laura M. Mendez and George Baer},
  year={2006}
}
Studies were carried out at a mexican pediatric hospital to determine the ratio between the pathogenic species Entamoeba histolytica and non-pathogenic species E. dispar using an enzymelinked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) to detect the lectin (1 galactose N-acetyl D-galactosamine) of E. histolytica in feces. A close correlation was noted between the presence of the E. histolytica lectin and clinical symptoms. In the study, amebas were detected by microscopy in 120 children (either E. histolytica… CONTINUE READING
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