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- Chen, Jia-Xu, et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2014 v.7 no.1 pp. 138
- Schistosoma japonicum; blood serum; circulating antigens; cost effectiveness; diagnostic techniques; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; feces; hemagglutination; public health; schistosomiasis; screening; villages; China
- ... BACKGROUND: Schistosomiasis remains a serious public health problem in affected countries, and routine, highly sensitive and cost-effective diagnostic methods are lacking. We evaluated two immunodiagnostic techniques for the detection of Schistosoma japonicum infections: circulating antibody and circulating antigen assays. METHODS: A total of 1864 individuals (between 6 and 72 years old) residing ...
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