oa South African Medical Journal - The incidence of false positive results obtained by using S. Mattheei as antigen in schistosome complement-fixation tests

Volume 40, Issue 13
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Bilharzia complement-fixation tests using S. mattheei antigen were done on 326 cases, of which 106 had a positive VDRL test, 20 gave a positive reaction to Trichinella spiralis and 4 gave positive reactions for Ecchinococclis. False positive reactions

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