examination has led to consider other diagnostic techniques more useful in the diagnostic workup of brucellosis.
Serologically, ELISA is the most popular and widely used diagnostic assay. Brucella-specific IgM antibodies are produced in the first week after the disease onset, reaching a maximum after two months. On the other hand, IgG antibodies are detected after the second week of infection, attaining a peak level of six to eight weeks later. While IgG response coincides more closely with the clinical
REEM AL JINDAN,
SHEIKH MUHAMMAD AMJAD
Polish Journal of Microbiology , ISSUE 1, 51–57