Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay ELISA for the detection of antibodies in the human leptospirosis

Teste imunoenzimático (ELISA) para detecção de anticorpos circulantes da classe IgA na leptospirose humana

Marcos Vinícius da Silva Eide Dias Camargo About the authors

An Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay ELISA was evaluated for the detection of IgA antibodies in the human leptospirosis. The assay proved to be sensitive and specific when compared with the ELISA-IgM, in the examinated serum samples. The results found suggest that IgA antibodies became positive later in leptospirosis, and will can be an evolutive indicator in the development of the disease


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