Have You Heard? Testing the test: Accuracy of an in-clinic ELISA

Jan 10, 2011
By dvm360.com staff

Anaplasma phagocytophilium, Ehrlichia canis, Borrelia burgdorferi, Dirofilaria immitis—can one rapid test dependably identify all these infectious parasites? A recent study investigated just this.

Source: Chandrashekar R, Mainville CA, Beall MJ, et al. Performance of a commercially available in-clinic ELISA for the detection of antibodies against Anaplasma phagocytophilium, Ehrlichia canis, and Borrelia burgdorferi and Dirofilaria immitis antigen in dogs. Am J Vet Res 2010;71(12):1443-1450.

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