Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of Opisthorchis viverrini infection.

@article{Srivatanakul1985EnzymelinkedIA,
  title={Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of Opisthorchis viverrini infection.},
  author={Petcharin Srivatanakul and Vithoon Viyanant and Sathit Kurathong and Danai Tiwawech},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={1985},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={
          234-9
        }
}
Antibodies to O. viverrini in the sera of people from endemic and non-endemic areas were investigated using indirect ELISA technique. For the patients from the endemic area, 92.8% who passed eggs in the stool were found to be positive for O. viverrini antibody. In addition, 46.5% of the people who did not pass eggs in the stool were also found to have low titer of O. viverrini antibody. On the other hand only 2.4% of the people from the non-endemic area with other intestinal parasite infections… CONTINUE READING

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