Serodiagnosis of Mycobacterium avium complex and Mycobacterium abscessus complex pulmonary disease by use of IgA antibodies to glycopeptidolipid core antigen

Byeong Ho Jeong, Su Young Kim, Kyeongman Jeon, Soo Youn Lee, Sung Jae Shin, Won Jung Koh

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Abstract

An enzyme immunoassay kit that detects serum IgA antibody reacting to glycopeptidolipid core antigen derived from Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) was not useful for differentiating MAC pulmonary disease (PD) from Mycobacterium abscessus complex PD (MAB-PD). However, this assay could be useful for differentiating MAC- and MAB-PD from pulmonary tuberculosis. (This study has been registered at ClinicalTrials.gov under registration no. NCT00970801.)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2747-2749
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume51
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Aug 1

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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