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Application of IgM-capture ELISA on Myanmar Dengue Patients' Serum Samples Collected in 1994


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Title: Application of IgM-capture ELISA on Myanmar Dengue Patients' Serum Samples Collected in 1994
Authors: Kyaw-Zin-Thant / Khin-Mar-Aye / Soe-Thein / Than-Swe / Igarashi, Akira
Issue Date: 31-Mar-1996
Publisher: 長崎大学熱帯医学研究所 / Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
Citation: 熱帯医学 Tropical medicine 38(1). p1-6, 1996
Abstract: Seventy serum samples from clinically diagnosed dengue patients admitted to the North Okkalapa General Hospital, Yangon, Union of Myanmar, in 1994, were used to obtain the confirmed virological diagnosis by IgM-capture ELISA using all four types of dengue antigens raised by cell culture method. Sixty-two out of 70 specimens (88.6%) showed positive IgM ELISA titer against one or more assay antigen. Single application of dengue 2 antigen could detect 59 out of 62 positive sera (95.1% of total positives), whereas three more samples could be detected by using other serotypic antigens (either single antigen or double antigens in combination). Ten samples showing positive by single dengue antigen but negative results by the rest could possibly be due to the primary infection which showed serotype specific immune response.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/4719
ISSN: 03855643
Type: Departmental Bulletin Paper
Appears in Collections:Volume 38, No. 1

Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/4719

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