Evaluation of a Western blot test, Helico blot 2.1, in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in a pediatric population.

@article{Oleastro2002EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a Western blot test, Helico blot 2.1, in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in a pediatric population.},
  author={M{\'o}nica Oleastro and Rita Matos and Jos{\'e} Cabral and Rosa Maria Barros and Ana Isabel Costa Lopes and Paulo Magalh{\~a}es Ramalho and Lurdes Monteiro},
  journal={Helicobacter},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={210-5}
}
BACKGROUND Noninvasive diagnostic tests are useful as screening tools for Helicobacter pylori infection in pediatric populations. The aim of this study was to evaluate performance of the immunoblot assay, Helico Blot 2.1, for the diagnosis of H. pylori infection in symptomatic children. MATERIALS AND METHODS Immunoblot assay was used for detection of IgG antibodies to specific H. pylori proteins and to a recombinant H. pylori antigen, CIM marker. The study was performed on sera collected from… CONTINUE READING

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