oa South African Medical Journal - Serological studies on human plague in Southern Africa - Part I. Plague antibody levels in a population during a quiescent and a subsequent active period in an endemic region
|Article Title||Serological studies on human plague in Southern Africa - Part I. Plague antibody levels in a population during a quiescent and a subsequent active period in an endemic region|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg **Medical Ecology Centre, State Department of Health, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jul 1975|
|Pages||1165 - 1168|
|Keyword(s)||Antibody presence, Human plague, Immunology, Serological study, Serology and Southern Africa|
Yersinia pestis fraction I passive haemagglutination studies on human sera obtained randomly during a plague epidemic showed a 10-fold increase in occurrence of antibodies compared with the results obtained on sera from the same population 11 months earlier during a quiescent phase.
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