Journal article

Validity of the Enzyme-linked Immunoelectrotransfer Blot (EITB) for naturally acquired porcine cysticercosis

Cesar M Jayashi, Armando E Gonzalez, Ricardo Castillo Neyra, Silvia Rodriguez, Hector H Garcia, Marshall W Lightowlers


University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank the Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru staff in Tumbes, and the staff of the Veterinary Preventive Medicine Laboratory at the Veterinary Faculty of San Marcos University in Lima, for their technical support and assistance. The authors thank especially Gianfranco Arroyo, Eduardo Barron, Juan Huaman and Juan Chanta for their outstanding support with the field work. Drs Patty Wilkins and Victor Tsang generously supplied the cysticercus antigen preparation that was used in the EITB assays. Funding from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (grant numbers 350279, 628320, 100354) is acknowledged. Hector H. Garcia is a Wellcome Trust Senior International Research Fellow.