Research Article| Volume 1, ISSUE 1, P49-65, March 1981

Microbiology: Microbial Antigen Detection

  • Sally A. Harding
    Department of Pathology, Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina 29203.
    Associate Director, Department of Pathology, Richland Memorial Hospital, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina
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      While other areas of laboratory medicine have been undergoing great growth and innovation, standard approaches remain the norm in clinical microbiology. Immunologic methods currently available for the detection of microbial antigens are assessed, and a brief discussion of chemical methods of detection reveals a valuable area for future research.
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