Evaluation of an antigen-ELISA in the diagnosis of bovine cysticercosis in Kenyan cattle.

Citation:
Wanzala W, N.M. K, K.H. Z, Onyango-Abuje JA, Kang’ethe EK, Ochanda H, Harrison LJS. "Evaluation of an antigen-ELISA in the diagnosis of bovine cysticercosis in Kenyan cattle." Parasitology Research . 2007;100:539-548.

Abstract:

A monoclonal antibody-based antigen - ELISA (Ag-ELISA) was studied in kenyan cattle with the objective of evaluating its reliability in diagnosing bovine cysticerconsis. A total of 55 cattle divided into artificially (n=30) and nuturally (n=25) infested animals, were utilized. total dissection was used as gold standard of validity at autopsy. in natural infestations, the essay identified 16 cases

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