ELISA: its reproducibility and its use in tuberculosis case finding

Acharyulu, G.S.; Narayanan, P.R.; Krishnamurthy, P.V. and Prabhakar, R. (1987) ELISA: its reproducibility and its use in tuberculosis case finding. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 34 (1). pp. 16-21.

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Abstract

Variation in Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) in quantitating anti-bodies to PPD using 96 well microtitre plates has been studied. It has been shown that plate to plate variation is of higher order and is more important than variation within the plate. A method has been proposed by means of which it would be possible to reproduce the results within reasonable limits of variation. The possible advantages and the potentiality of ELISA in active Tuberculosis case finding programmes have been discussed.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, ELISA, Tuberculosis, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Antibodies, Case Findings, National Tuberculosis Control Programme
Subjects:Chemical Actions and Uses > Pharmacologic Actions > Therapeutic Uses > Anti-Infective Agents > Anti-Bacterial Agents
Social Sciences > Government Programs
Health Care Economics and Organizations > Health Planning > National Health Programs
Investigative Techniques > Molecular Probe Techniques
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Investigative Techniques > Immunologic Techniques
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Diagnosis > Laboratory Techniques and Procedures
ID Code:3080
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:17 September 2008

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