Serologic diagnosis of bone and joint tuberculosis by an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.

Sera from patients receiving treatment for active bone and joint tuberculosis and sera from patients with inactive bone and joint tuberculosis were examined by an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for antibody to antigen 6, a homogeneous protein prepared from Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain H37Ra by immunosorbent affinity chromatography. Sera from 21… CONTINUE READING