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
    Issue number7
    Pages (from-to)e154-e159
    Publication statusPublished - 2013


    • 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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