Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 9th, 2009
"For the serological detection of antibodies against E. canis, the indirect immunofluorescence antibody test (IFA) is considered the gold standard. However, other available serological techniques such as the indirect immunoperoxidase technique (IPT) have not yet been tested and may be efficient in detecting specific antibodies. Prevalence found (8.7% and 8.1% for IFA and IPT, respectively) was lower than previously reported in the studied area despite the...
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