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Preparation of a latex reagent for the detection of anti-Staphylococcus aureus ribitol teichoic acid antibodies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2261065     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Purified S. aureus ribitol teichoic acid was covalently bound to carboxylated latex particles. The immunological properties of the polysaccharide antigen were preserved. The reagent obtained was used for the quantification of anti-ribitol teichoic acid antibodies by means of a direct and rapid agglutination test carried out on a slide. There was good correlation between the preliminary results of this test and those obtained with counter-immunoelectrophoresis (CIE). The method is faster and more sensitive than CIE.
M de Montclos; J P Flandrois
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie : international journal of medical microbiology     Volume:  274     ISSN:  0934-8840     ISO Abbreviation:  Zentralbl. Bakteriol.     Publication Date:  1990 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-02-04     Completed Date:  1991-02-04     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203851     Medline TA:  Zentralbl Bakteriol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  50-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Bacteriology Laboratory, Université Claude Bernard Lyon I, Faculté de Médecine Lyon-Sud, Pierre-Benite, France.
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MeSH Terms
Antibodies, Bacterial / analysis*
Latex Fixation Tests*
Reproducibility of Results
Staphylococcus aureus / immunology*
Teichoic Acids / immunology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Bacterial; 0/Latex; 0/Teichoic Acids; 0/ribitol teichoic acid

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