What is the role of IFA in the diagnosis of amebiasis?

Updated: Jul 19, 2019
  • Author: Vinod K Dhawan, MD, FACP, FRCPC, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Immunofluorescent assay (IFA) is also rapid, reliable, and reproducible. In the setting of amebic liver abscess, the sensitivity and specificity of IFA were shown to be 93.6% and 96.7%, respectively.


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