Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)/enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).

  title={Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)/enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).},
  author={Rudolf M. Lequin},
  journal={Clinical chemistry},
  volume={51 12},
  • R. Lequin
  • Published 1 December 2005
  • Medicine
  • Clinical chemistry
This brief note addresses the historical background of the invention of the enzyme immunoassay (EIA) and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). These assays were developed independently and simultaneously by the research group of Peter Perlmann and Eva Engvall at Stockholm University in Sweden and by the research group of Anton Schuurs and Bauke van Weemen in The Netherlands. Today, fully automated instruments in medical laboratories around the world use the immunoassay principle with an… 

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