DOC: USE CAUTION WITH SEROLOGIC TESTING FOR HELICOBACTER PYLORI INFECTION


Commercial serologic assays accurately detect adult Helicobacter pylori infection. Their use in children remains controversial. An ELISA to detect H. pylori IgG in children was developed and compared with three commercial assays. ELISA standardization was done with sera from all ages and validation was done with another cohort of sera with known H. pylori status.... Document/File: .pdf, filesize: n/a. Filetype: pdf. Filename: use-caution-with-serologic-testing-for-helicobacter-pylori-infection. Title: Use Caution with Serologic Testing for Helicobacter pylori Infection. 2014.

 

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