Published in Blood Weekly, December 25th, 2003
According to a study from Israel, "a highly specific enzyme immunoassay (EIA) was recently described for use in the diagnosis of cat scratch disease (CSD). However, data regarding EIA antibody kinetics or its correlation with longterm clinical followup data are lacking.
"The association between antibody kinetics, clinical spectrum, and disease duration were studied in 98 patients with CSD. The median duration of followup was 35.3 weeks (range of 2-211.3 weeks). Results of EIA testing for detection of...
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