Evaluation of commercial HTLV-1 test kits by a standard HTLV-1 serum panel.

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To evaluate the performance of currently available test kits for human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1), we examined two particle agglutination (PA) tests and nine enzyme immunoassays (EIA) using a standard serum panel consisting of HTLV-1-positive and HTLV-1-negative sera that had been characterized by immunofluorescence and the polymerase chain… (More)

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@article{Fujiyama1995EvaluationOC, title={Evaluation of commercial HTLV-1 test kits by a standard HTLV-1 serum panel.}, author={Chikako Fujiyama and Tetsuhiro Fujiyoshi and D. Matsumoto and Hiroaki Tamashiro and Shunji Sonoda}, journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization}, year={1995}, volume={73 4}, pages={515-21} }