Tus-Ter-lock immuno-PCR assays for the sensitive detection of tropomyosin-specific IgE antibodies.

@article{Johnston2014TusTerlockIA,
  title={Tus-Ter-lock immuno-PCR assays for the sensitive detection of tropomyosin-specific IgE antibodies.},
  author={Elecia B. Johnston and Sandip D. Kamath and Andreas Ludwig Lopata and Patrick M. Schaeffer},
  journal={Bioanalysis},
  year={2014},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={
          465-76
        }
}
BACKGROUND The increasing prevalence of food allergies requires development of specific and sensitive tests capable of identifying the allergen responsible for the disease. The development of serologic tests that can detect specific IgE antibodies to allergenic proteins would, therefore, be highly received. RESULTS Here we present two new quantitative immuno-PCR assays for the sensitive detection of antibodies specific to the shrimp allergen tropomyosin. Both assays are based on the self… 

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