Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for detection of anti-Trypanosoma evansi equine antibodies.

@article{ReynaBello1998EnzymelinkedIA,
  title={Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for detection of anti-Trypanosoma evansi equine antibodies.},
  author={Armando Reyna-Bello and Felix A Garcia and Mar{\'i}a Amanda Casillas Rivera and Brunilde Sans{\`o} and Pedro Mar{\'i}a Aso},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1998},
  volume={80 2},
  pages={149-57}
}
The standardization of ELISA for the detection of anti-Trypanosoma evansi antibodies in naturally and experimentally infected horses is described. Bayesian analysis was used to establish the cutoff between positive and negative sera. In order to determine the assessment of the ELISA test, the results obtained were compared with those from an IFA. A relative sensibility of 98.39%, a specificity of 95.12% and a predictive value of 96.83% were determined. The standardized technique was used to… CONTINUE READING

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