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Serology and Serodiagnosis of Coccidioidomycosis

  • Demosthenes Pappagianis
Part of the Current Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CTID)

Abstract

Serologic tests have achieved great utility in the diagnosis and management of coccidioidomycosis. The use of information from serologic studies must of course be tempered by appropriate clinical data and other laboratory data. The latter include the sine qua non of diagnosis, i.e., demonstration of Coccidioides immitis in the tissues or its recovery in culture.

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Latex Particle Complement Fixation Immunodiffusion Test Mycelial Phase Complement Fixation Antibody 
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