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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Gabriël, S; Blocher, J; Dorny, P; Abatih, EN; Schmutzhard, E; Ombay, M; Mathias, B; Winkler, AS 
Titel:
Added value of antigen ELISA in the diagnosis of neurocysticercosis in resource poor settings. 
Abstract:
Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is the most common cause of acquired epilepsy in Taenia solium endemic areas, primarily situated in low-income countries. Diagnosis is largely based upon the "Del Brutto diagnostic criteria" using the definitive/probable/no NCC diagnosis approach. Neuroimaging and specific T. solium cysticercosis antibody detection results are at the mainstay of this diagnosis, while antigen detection in serum has never been included. This study aimed at evaluating the addition of antige...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 
Jahr:
2012 
Band / Volume:
Heft / Issue:
10 
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
e1851 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1935-2727 
TUM Einrichtung:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik