Serological markers for Leishmania donovani infection in Nepal: agreement between direct agglutination test and rK39 ELISA

B Khanal, S Rijal, B Ostyn, A Picado, K Gidwani, J Menten, D Jacquet, V Lejon, F Chappuis, M Boelaert

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Original languageEnglish
JournalTropical Medicine and International Health
Volume15
Issue number11
Pages (from-to)1390-1394
Number of pages5
ISSN1360-2276
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Protozoal diseases
  • Visceral
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Kala azar
  • Leishmania donovani
  • Vectors
  • Sandflies
  • Phlebotomus argentipes
  • Detection
  • Serological
  • Markers
  • Direct agglutination test
  • DAT
  • rK-39 strip test
  • ELISA
  • Comparison
  • Nepal
  • Asia-South

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