Levels of the schistosome circulating anodic and cathodic antigens in serum of schistosomiasis patients from Brazil.

@article{Jonge1991LevelsOT,
  title={Levels of the schistosome circulating anodic and cathodic antigens in serum of schistosomiasis patients from Brazil.},
  author={Nicolaas de Jonge and Ana Rabello and F. W. Krijger and Peter Gottfried Kremsner and Roberto Sena Rocha and Naftale Katz and Andr{\'e} M. Deelder},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1991},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={756-9}
}
Serum levels of 2 schistosome circulating antigens, the circulating anodic antigen (CAA) and the circulating cathodic antigen (CAA), were determined in persons infected with Schistosoma mansoni in Brazil. Sensitive monoclonal antibody-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays were used to measure levels of the 2 antigens. The study group consisted of 38 individuals with intestinal schistosomiasis, and 20 persons with the hepatosplenic form of the disease. Age and intensity of infection were… CONTINUE READING