alexa Short report: detection of 72-75-kD and 123-kD fractions of Leishmania antigen in urine of patients with visceral leishmaniasis.
Genetics & Molecular Biology

Genetics & Molecular Biology

Journal of Molecular Biomarkers & Diagnosis

Author(s): De Colmenares M, Portus M, Riera C, Gallego M, Aisa MJ,

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Abstract Two polypeptide fractions of 72-75 kD were detected in the urine of 14 of 15 patients with visceral leishmaniasis (VL) and another fraction of 123 kD was found in 10 of the 15 patients by using a Western blot technique. None of these fractions was detected in the urine of 20 controls. These results suggest that antigen detection in urine could be a powerful, noninvasive method for VL diagnosis.
This article was published in Am J Trop Med Hyg and referenced in Journal of Molecular Biomarkers & Diagnosis

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