Preliminary evaluation of diagnostic tests using horses experimentally infected with trypanosoma evansi.

@article{Wernery2001PreliminaryEO,
  title={Preliminary evaluation of diagnostic tests using horses experimentally infected with trypanosoma evansi.},
  author={Ulrich Wernery and Rebecca Zachariah and Jennifer A. Mumford and Tanja. Luckins},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={161 3},
  pages={
          287-300
        }
}
Seven surra negative horses were intravenously inoculated with 3 x 10(6)Trypanosoma evansi parasites derived from a camel. One horse was maintained as an uninfected negative control. Three antigen and three antibody detection tests were evaluated for diagnosis of infection in horses. The microhaematocrit centrifugation test (MHCT) was the most sensitive, first detecting parasites between one and three days (x 2.4) post infection (p.i.). The antigen (ag)-ELISA detected antigen between three and… CONTINUE READING
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