Surface immunofluorescence assay for diagnosis of Lyme disease.


A surface immunofluorescence assay (SIFA) was analyzed and compared with a conventional indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA) and whole-cell enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for detecting immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi in sera from patients with Lyme disease. Fifty-five patients with syphilis and 33 patients with… (More)


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@article{Cevenini1992SurfaceIA, title={Surface immunofluorescence assay for diagnosis of Lyme disease.}, author={Roberto Cevenini and Vittorio Sambri and F Massaria and Roberto Franchini and Antonietta D'Antuono and German Borda and Massimo Negosanti}, journal={Journal of clinical microbiology}, year={1992}, volume={30 9}, pages={2456-61} }