Sensitivity and specificity of various serological tests for the detection of Toxoplasma gondii infection in naturally infected sheep.

@article{Shaapan2008SensitivityAS,
  title={Sensitivity and specificity of various serological tests for the detection of Toxoplasma gondii infection in naturally infected sheep.},
  author={Raafat Mohamed Shaapan and Fathi A El-Nawawi and Mohammad Adel Tawfik},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2008},
  volume={153 3-4},
  pages={359-62}
}
Comparative serological examination of 300 serum samples from sheep slaughtered in the main abattoir in Cairo, Egypt revealed a higher prevalence of toxoplasmosis (43.7%) with the modified agglutination test (MAT), followed by the enzyme linked immune-sorbant assay (ELISA) (41.7%) and the indirect fluorescent antibody test (IFAT) (37%), while the lowest… CONTINUE READING