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Immunology and Infection

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Capsular Serotyping of Streptococcus pneumoniae by Latex Agglutination
 

Capsular Serotyping of Streptococcus pneumoniae by Latex Agglutination

Article doi: 10.3791/51747
September 25th, 2014

Summary September 25th, 2014

Latex agglutination testing is a simple, rapid and inexpensive method for serotyping Streptococcus pneumoniae, and has also been widely applied in diagnostic microbiology. This manuscript describes the in-house production of latex agglutination reagents, quality control procedures and the application of this technique to pneumococcal serotyping.

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