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Serology of typhoid fever in an area of endemicity and its relevance to diagnosis.

Abstract:

Currently, the laboratory diagnosis of typhoid fever is dependent upon either the isolation of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serotype Typhi from a clinical sample or the detection of raised titers of agglutinating serum antibodies against the lipopolysaccharide (LPS) (O) or flagellum (H) antigens of serotype Typhi (the Widal test). In this study, the serum antibody responses to the LPS and flagellum antigens of serotype Typhi were investigated with individuals from a region of Vietnam i...

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Journal:
Journal of clinical microbiology
Volume:
39
Issue:
3
Pages:
1002-1007
Publication date:
2001-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1098-660X
ISSN:
0095-1137
URN:
uuid:20857aa4-76ad-4f1d-b2b5-105bf930a479
Source identifiers:
37701
Local pid:
pubs:37701

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