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Research Article

The Diagnosis of Human Fascioliasis by Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) Using Recombinant Cathepsin L Protease

  • Bibiana Gonzales Santana,

    Affiliations: National Reference Center for Parasitology, the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada

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  • John P. Dalton equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: John P. Dalton, Momar Ndao

    Affiliation: Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada

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  • Fabio Vasquez Camargo,

    Affiliation: National Reference Center for Parasitology, the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Michael Parkinson,

    Affiliation: School of Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Momar Ndao equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: John P. Dalton, Momar Ndao

    momar.ndao@mcgill.ca

    Affiliation: National Reference Center for Parasitology, the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Published: September 19, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002414

About the Authors

Bibiana Gonzales Santana, Fabio Vasquez Camargo, Momar Ndao
National Reference Center for Parasitology, the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Bibiana Gonzales Santana, John P. Dalton
Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
Michael Parkinson
School of Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland

Corresponding Author

Email: momar.ndao@mcgill.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MN JPD. Performed the experiments: BGS FVC. Analyzed the data: BGS JPD FVC MP MN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JPD MP MN. Wrote the paper: BGS JPD MN.