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a discrepancy between cystic echinococcosis confirmed by ultrasound and seropositivity in turkish children.in three randomly selected villages of manisa, turkey, 630 primary school children were examined for cystic echinococcosis (ce) by a portable ultrasound scanner (us) and chest microfilm. sera samples of 483 (76.7%) children were tested for anti-e. granulosus antibodies by elisa and indirect hemagglutination (iha) tests. hepatic ce were detected in two cases (0.3%) by us, while 43 (8.9%) and 49 (10.1%) cases were found to be positive for ce by elisa and iha, respectively. the high seropositivity ...200415652335
the value of ultrasonography alone in screening surveys of cystic echinococcosis in children in turkey.a total of 1,205 primary school children were examined for cystic echinococcosis in five villages of manisa, turkey, to evaluate the efficacy of diagnostic methods of this infection in community-based screening surveys. six hundred and thirty children from three villages, examined by a portable ultrasound scanner, chest microfilm and serological methods (elisa, indirect hemagglutination) in our previous study, were designated as study group 1; and 575 children, from two adjacent villages, examin ...200616928466
a province-based study using sampling method to investigate the prevalence of cystic echinococcosis among primary school children in manisa, turkey.a province-based field study using a portable ultrasound scanner (us) was performed for the first time using sampling method to investigate the prevalence of cystic echinococcosis (ce) in primary school children in manisa, turkey. a total of 6093 children from 37 primary schools was selected as the representative sample of the total number of 166,766 primary school children, and examined by the us. prevalence was found to be 0.15%, as nine children were diagnosed with ce, seven new and two previ ...200717603988
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