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Antibodies to the Vi capsule of Salmonella Typhi in the serum of typhoid patients and healthy control subjects from a typhoid endemic region.

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BACKGROUND: There is very little published data on the antibody response to the Vi capsular polysaccharide (Vi-CPS) of S. Typhi during naturally acquired typhoid fever in an endemic area. METHODOLOGY: An indirect ELISA, using tyraminated, purified Vi-CPS, was used to assay anti-Vi-CPS antibodies from typhoid fever cases and controls living in the Ho Chi Minh City and Mekong Delta region of Viet Nam. RESULTS: Antibody response to Vi-CPS is significantly higher in typhoid patients who have bee...

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Journal:
Journal of infection in developing countries
Volume:
2
Issue:
4
Pages:
308-312
Publication date:
2008
EISSN:
1972-2680
ISSN:
2036-6590
URN:
uuid:0ede310c-ab4a-4ac7-b953-93c78b09ea51
Source identifiers:
186754
Local pid:
pubs:186754

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