Purification and analyses of the specificity of two putative diagnostic antigens for larval cyathostomin infection in horses.

@article{Dowdall2003PurificationAA,
  title={Purification and analyses of the specificity of two putative diagnostic antigens for larval cyathostomin infection in horses.},
  author={Samantha M J Dowdall and Christopher J. Proudman and Sandy Love and Thomas R. Klei and Jacqueline B. Matthews},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  year={2003},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={223-9}
}
Cyathostomins are important equine gastrointestinal parasites. Mass emergence of mucosal stage larvae causes a potentially fatal colitis. Mucosal stages are undetectable non-invasively. An assay that would estimate mucosal larval stage infection would greatly assist in treatment, control and prognosis. Previously, we identified two putative diagnostic antigens (20 and 25 kDa) in somatic larval preparations. Here, we describe their purification and antigen-specific IgG(T) responses to them… CONTINUE READING