Monoclonal antibodies in the laboratory diagnosis of trachoma

  title={Monoclonal antibodies in the laboratory diagnosis of trachoma},
  author={Peter B. Taylor and Eileen M Burd and Khalid F. Tabbara},
  journal={International Ophthalmology},
Various techniques which use monocolonal antibodies to detect Chlamydia trachomatis in clinical specimens are reviewed. An investigation comparing the efficacy of immunofluorescent staining with Giemsa staining in detecting Chlamydia in conjunctival scrapings from cases of active trachoma is presented. Sixty-two eyes of schoolboys with moderate to severe… CONTINUE READING