Serodiagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus infections in infants and young children by the immunoperoxidase technique

G. Gerna, E. Cattaneo, P. M. Cereda

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Abstract

The immunoperoxidase antibody (IPA) technique was used to develop two new tests for serodiagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus infections: a microneutralization test based on the reduction of the number of infected cells and an IPA test for determination of virus specific immunoglobulin G (IgG). Neutralizing antibody was determined both in the presence and absence of complement. In a group of 24 infants and young children, ages

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-87
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume11
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)

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