oa South African Medical Journal - Invasive amoebiasis: circulating antibody levels by latex agglutination test

Volume 45, Issue 42
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Sera from 97% of 200 patients with invasive amoebiasis and 15% of 100 general medical patients gave positive results when quantitatively tested with a latex agglutination test All degrees of agglutination were observed and no correlation was found between latex agglutination results and non-invasive amoebae in the gut.

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