Evaluation of three commercial enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay kits for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori in Chinese patients.

@article{Leung1999EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of three commercial enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay kits for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori in Chinese patients.},
  author={Wai Keung Leung and Enders Kwok-wai Ng and Francis K L Chan and Sydney Sheung‐Chee Chung and Joseph J. Y. Sung},
  journal={Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease},
  year={1999},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          13-7
        }
}
Most of the commercial serological assays for H. pylori are developed and validated in western countries. We evaluated the accuracy of three popular commercial ELISA tests for H. pylori in the Chinese population. Eighty dyspeptic patients were recruited and diagnosis of H. pylori infection was based on biopsy urease test, histology and urea breath test. Thirty-six patients (45%) were positive for H. pylori infection by two or more positive reference tests. Anti-H. pylori IgG antibody was… CONTINUE READING
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