Use of paired serum samples for serodiagnosis of typhoid fever

Deborah House, Nguyen T. Chinh, To S. Diep, Christopher M. Parry, John Wain, Gordon Dougan, Nicholas J. White, Tran Tinh Hien, Jeremy J. Farrar

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Abstract

Using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay we demonstrate that, in adult patients with typhoid fever, the sensitivity of a serological test based on the detection of anti-lipopolysaccharide immunoglobulin G is increased when used with paired serum samples taken 1 week apart.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4889-4890
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume43
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2005

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