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Year : 1978  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 103-105

Indirect haemagglutination test in intestinal and extra-intestinal amoebiasis


Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400 012., India

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Ajita P Mehta
Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400 012.
India
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Indirect haemagglutination test has been evaluated in cases of amoebiasis. It gave positive percentages of 90, 91.8 and 68.1 in amoebic liver abscess, chronic amoebic dysentery and amoebic hepatitis respectively. The test was negative in acute amoebic dysentery group. Positivity of 4.3% was obtained in ap­perently healthy subjects. Details regarding above findings, are presented.






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