CAROL E. FARSHY, B.S.; DONNA D. CRUCE, M.S.; GEORGE C. KLEIN, M.S.; HAZEL W. WILKINSON, Ph.D.; JOHN C. FEELEY, Ph.D.
Differences in results of microagglutination tests for the Legionnaires' disease bacterium on untreated sera and sera treated with 2-mercaptoethanol suggest that, like other agglutination tests, the microagglutination test is heavily dependent on the presence of IgM antibody.
FARSHY CE, CRUCE DD, KLEIN GC, et al. Immunoglobulin Specificity of the Microagglutination Test for the Legionnaires' Disease Bacterium. Ann Intern Med. 1979;90:690. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-90-4-690
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;90(4):690.
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