Optimal Timing of Specimen Collection after Rash Onset for Diagnosis of Measles IgM Antibody

@inproceedings{Azad2005OptimalTO,
  title={Optimal Timing of Specimen Collection after Rash Onset for Diagnosis of Measles IgM Antibody},
  author={Talat Mokhtari Azad and M. Naseri and Parviz Yavari and Mohammad Mehdi Gooya and Alireza Esteghamati and Rasoul Hamkar},
  year={2005}
}
Summary Antibody detection is the most versatile and commonly used method for measles diagnosis. Detection of specific IgM antibodies in a single serum specimen collected within the appropriate time after rash onset can provide a good presumptive diagnosis of current or recent measles infection and is the test of choice for rapid diagnosis of measles cases. So, optimal timing for collection of a single serum specimen to diagnose measles by IgM capture Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA) was evaluated. 399… CONTINUE READING

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