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Diagnosis by Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

  • Daniel J. Ellens
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Part of the Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science book series (CTVM, volume 13)

Abstract

A variety of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) systems are being applied in the detection and quantification of both antibodies and antigens in bacterial, viral and parasitic infections. To date, the use of ELISA in research on neonatal diarrhoea has been described for the detection of rotavirus, bovine coronavirus and enteropathogenic Escherichia coli infections.

Some features of the double antibody sandwich ELISA system are discussed with particular reference to those elements most important in determining the specificity and sensitivity of the test.

Keywords

Horse Radish Peroxidase Double Antibody Sandwich Alkaline Phosphatase Substrate Candida Antigen Bovine Coronavirus 
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© ECSC, EEC, EAEC, Brussels-Luxembourg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel J. Ellens
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  1. 1.Department of VirologyCentral Veterinary InstituteLelystadthe Netherlands

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