Enzyme Immunoassays for Tropical Parasitic Diseases

  • D. de Savigny
  • F. Speiser


The immunodiagnosis of tropical parasitic diseases has begun to benefit significantly from recent developments such as: in vitro cultivation of pathogenic parasites; new immunochemical methods for producing and purifying immunodiagnostic reagents; emergence of reagent monoclonal antibodies; and the development of sensitive immunoassay methodology for detecting low concentrations of circulating or excreted pathogens or their markers in body fluids.


Antigen Detection Echinococcus Granulosus ELISA System Parasite Antigen Schistosoma Haematobium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. de Savigny
    • 1
  • F. Speiser
    • 2
  1. 1.Ontario Ministry of HealthTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Swiss Tropical InstituteBaselSwitzerland

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