TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.47, no.4, pp.1295-1299, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
Giardia, detection, ELISA, real-time PCR, comparison, LINKED-IMMUNOSORBENT-ASSAY, LAMBLIA ANTIGEN, ENTAMOEBA-HISTOLYTICA, ENZYME IMMUNOASSAYS, FECAL SPECIMENS, SAMPLES
Background/aim: This study included patients who had digestive system complaints between August 2015 and October 2015. The research was designed to compare conventional microscopy with an antigen detection ELISA kit and the TaqMan-based real-time PCR (RT-PCR) technique for detection of Giardia intestinalis in human stool specimens.