[Significance of passive hemagglutination and its prospectives in lymphatic filariasis].

Abstract : The authors analyze the data concerning 219 sera, that they have tested in passive hemagglutination, with as antigen a Dirofilaria immitis proteic extract, in French Polynesia. Besides its light sensitivity, this method does appear very interesting. It points out: --First, that there is a gaussian distribution of the results found at various dilutions, both by "filarian" and "non filarian" people. Therefore, this distribution is a feasible and practical parameter for evaluation of the Filariasis transmission in different populations. --On the other hand, that there is an inverse correlation between the presence of microfilaria in the blood and the level of immunological response for lymphatic Filariasis.
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Bull Soc Pathol Exot Filiales, 1976, 69 (3), pp.244-57
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H. Kaeuffer, Bernard Carme, J. Laigret. [Significance of passive hemagglutination and its prospectives in lymphatic filariasis].. Bull Soc Pathol Exot Filiales, 1976, 69 (3), pp.244-57. 〈hal-00715412〉

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