Update on immunological tests for lymphatic filariasis

Melrose, Wayne D., Durrheim, David D., and Burgess, Graham W. (2004) Update on immunological tests for lymphatic filariasis. Trends in Parasitology, 20 (6). pp. 255-257.

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Abstract

Until recently, the TropBio antigen enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and the immunochromatographic test rapid-card test were the only commercially available diagnostic tests for lymphatic filariasis. The new Brugia Rapid antibody-detection dipstick is a welcome addition, but there is an urgent need to develop more cost-effective, accurate and standardized immunological tests for use in the global filariasis elimination program.

Item ID: 7231
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
ISSN: 1471-5007
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2010 02:10
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0605 Microbiology > 060599 Microbiology not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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