Helicobacter pylori antibody titres in serum, plasma and successively thawed specimens: implications for epidemiological and clinical studies.

@article{Pearce1996HelicobacterPA,
  title={Helicobacter pylori antibody titres in serum, plasma and successively thawed specimens: implications for epidemiological and clinical studies.},
  author={Dora Claire Pearce and Hedley G Peach and Stephen J Farish},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1996},
  volume={49 12},
  pages={1017-9}
}
Agreement between Helicobacter pylori IgG antibodies measured using the Pylori-set EIA-G kit in serum, plasma and successively thawed specimens was studied and the implications for epidemiological and clinical studies assessed. Plasma titres may differ from serum titres by -6% to +8% and therefore may be substituted for serum. The change in titre around the… CONTINUE READING