|Year : 1978 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 103-105
Indirect haemagglutination test in intestinal and extra-intestinal amoebiasis
Ajita P Mehta, Leena P Deodhar, PS Gujarathi
Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400 012., India
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.
Ajita P Mehta
Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400 012.
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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