The diagnosis of human hydatidosis by measurement of specific IgE antibody by enzyme immunoassay.

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The sensitivity and specificity of an enzyme immunosorbent assay (EIA) for measurement of anti-Echinococcus granulosus specific IgE antibody using microtiter strips was evaluated. The sensitivity was 92.2% for 90 patients with cysts in the liver or other body sites but excluding the patients with cysts in the lungs or bones. In this latter group (n = 26) a… (More)

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@article{Sjlander1989TheDO, title={The diagnosis of human hydatidosis by measurement of specific IgE antibody by enzyme immunoassay.}, author={Anders Sj{\"{o}lander and Jorge A Guisantes and Josep Mar{\'i}a Torres-Rodr{\'i}guez and Henry Schroeder}, journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases}, year={1989}, volume={21 2}, pages={213-8} }