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Title: Comparative Study of the Standard Fluorescent Antibody to Membrane Antigen (FAMA) Assay and a Flow Cytometry-Adapted FAMA Assay To Assess Immunity to Varicella-Zoster Virus
Authors: Lafer, Manuel Mindlin [UNIFESP]
Weckx, L. Y. [UNIFESP]
Moraes-Pinto, M. I. de [UNIFESP]
Garretson, A.
Steinberg, S. P.
Gershon, A. A.
LaRussa, P. S.
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Columbia Univ
Issue Date: 1-Jul-2011
Publisher: Amer Soc Microbiology
Citation: Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. Washington: Amer Soc Microbiology, v. 18, n. 7, p. 1194-1197, 2011.
Abstract: A flow cytometry-adapted fluorescent antibody to membrane antigen (FAMA) assay to detect IgG antibodies against varicella-zoster virus (VZV) was developed and tested in 62 serum samples, showing 90.32% accuracy obtained from a receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve with a 0.9125 (95% confidence interval [CI], 0.829 to 1.00) area below the curve compared to the result with standard FAMA.
ISSN: 1556-6811
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