Parasite antigen in serum predicts the presence of viable brain parasites in patients with apparently calcified cysticercosis only

A. Zea-Vera, E.G. Cordova, S. Rodriguez, I. Gonzales, E.J. Pretell, Y. Castillo, S. Castro-Suarez, S. Gabriël, V.C.W. Tsang, P. Dorny, H.H. Garcia

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Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume57
Issue number7
Pages (from-to)e154-e159
ISSN1058-4838
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Helminthic diseases
  • Neurocysticercosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Taenia solium
  • Calcification
  • Brain
  • Antigen detection
  • Serum
  • CT-scanning
  • Tomography
  • Screening
  • MRI
  • Sensitivity
  • EITB
  • Enzyme-linked immunoelectrotransfer blot (EITB)
  • ELISA
  • Specificity
  • Peru
  • America-Latin

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