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Evaluation of a recombinant MIC3 based latex agglutination test for the rapid serodiagnosis of Toxoplasma gondii infection in swines.
Standardizing of diagnostic agglutination tests. Bull World Health Org 1950; 2:643-9.
After addition of preservatives, one vial of each of three antigens were stored at 4AdegC, -20AdegC and 25AdegC and tested by agglutination test using Salmonella gallinarum positive and negative control sera (Charles River, USA) after every 15 days post storage till 6 months.
The standard tube agglutination test was positive in 94.1% of cases [3].
Latex agglutination test detected bacterial antigens in 14 (16.8%) out of 38 culture-positive cases.
Latex agglutination test for early detection of causative organism in acute bacterial meningitis.
(16) regarded such features as direct contact with animals, the use of unhygienic meat, unpasteurized milk and their products, and occupation as the risk factors and reported 21.5% positivity among those with risk factors but 4.9% positivity among those with no risk factors using the Brucella agglutination test (Rose Bengal and Wright).
Physical signs Index cases Symptomatic seropositive and symptoms n = 41(%) family members n = 15 (%) Fever 38 (92.7) 10 (66.7) Malaise 32 (78.1) 12 (80) Arthralgia 28 (68.3) 11 (73.3) Fatigue 26 (63.4) 7 (46.7) Myalgia 18 (43.9) 10 (66.7) Weight loss 16 (39) 4 (26.7) Back pain 2 (4.9) 3 (20) Headache 6 (14.6) 3 (20) Night sweating 5 (12.2) 2 (13.3) Hepatomegaly 12 (29.3) 5 (33.3) Splenomegaly 9 (21.9) 4 (26.7) Arthritis 7 (17) 3 (20) Table 2 - The distribution of standard tube agglutination test (STA) titers of Brucellosis index cases and seropositive family members.
The usefulness of direct agglutination test, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and polymerase chain reaction for the detection of Toxoplasma gondii in wild animals.
Diagnosis is confirmed with specific treponemal testing, such as with a fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption assay or the T pallidum particle agglutination test. HIV testing is recommended for all patients with syphilis.
Keywords: leptospirosis, seroprevalence, leptospiral antibody, microscopic agglutination test, cattle farmers maintenance hosts.