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Comparison of the indirect fluorescent antibody test with agglutination, complement-fixation, and Coombs tests for Brucella antibody
  1. Joan M. B. Edwards,
  2. Agnes J. Tannahill,
  3. C. M. Patricia Bradstreet
  1. Standards Laboratory for Serological Reagents, Central Public Health Laboratory, Colindale, London


    A comparison is made of a Brucella fluorescent antibody test with four standard tests on 342 normal, 86 diagnostic, and 41 known positive human sera. Where positive titres of accepted significance were obtained in standard tests, a titre of 1/10 or more was achieved in the fluorescence test.

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