PMID: 670670Jun 1, 1978Paper

Studies with Brugia pahangi. 16. Precipitation antibody in infected cats detected by counterimmunoelectrophoresis

Journal of Helminthology
R S DesowitzD A Denham

Abstract

In cats infected with normal, or irradiated, infective (L3) larvae of Brugia pahangi counterimmunoelectrophoresis revealed the presence of antibody to soluble antigens derived from microfilariae, adults and infective larvae of the same parasite. Infected cats with a persistently high to moderate microfilaraemia gave positive precipitin reactions to L3, microfilarial and adult worm antigens. Cats which had become amicrofilaraemic had antibody to L3 and microfilarial antigens but not to adult worm antigen. Serum from cats inoculated with irradiated L3 larvae produced a precipitin reaction only to the L3 antigen.

References

Jun 1, 1974·Journal of Helminthology·T PonnuduraiR Rogers
Jun 1, 1972·International Journal for Parasitology·D A DenhamR Rogers
Nov 1, 1972·International Journal for Parasitology·D A DenhamF Guy
Jan 1, 1969·Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene·M M Wong, M F Guest

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Brugia
Countercurrent Electrophoresis Measurement
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