Experience with Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for the Detection of Antibodies of the IgM Class Against Coxsackie B Viruses

  • M. Roggendorf
Conference paper


For the diagnosis of acute Coxsackie B virus infection, the following methods are available:
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    Virus isolation from stool specimen, cerebrospinal fluid, or endomyocardial biopsy material.

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    Demonstration of a significant rise of antibody titer using either the neutralization test or the complement fixation method.

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    Demonstration of specific antibodies of the IgM class against Coxsackie B viruses.



Stool Specimen Acute Myocarditis Paired Seron Acute Phase Serum Solid Phase Enzyme Immunoassay 
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