The evaluation of various methods and antigens for the detection of antibodies against Pityrosporum ovale in patients with seborrhoeic dermatitis.


Sera from 10 patients with seborrhoeic dermatitis and from 10 age-matched healthy individuals were examined for IgG activity against Pityrosporum ovale. The IgG activity was analysed using the following techniques: an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) against whole P. ovale cells, purified cell-wall carbohydrate or protein extract, an indirect slide… (More)


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