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Research Article

A Combination of the Kato-Katz Methods and ELISA to Improve the Diagnosis of Clonorchiasis in an Endemic Area, China

  • Su Han equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Su Han, Xiaoli Zhang

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, The Heilongjiang Key Laboratory of Immunity and Infection, Pathogenic Biology, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

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  • Xiaoli Zhang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Su Han, Xiaoli Zhang

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, The Heilongjiang Key Laboratory of Immunity and Infection, Pathogenic Biology, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

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  • Jingshan Wen,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, The Heilongjiang Key Laboratory of Immunity and Infection, Pathogenic Biology, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

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  • Yihong Li,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, The Heilongjiang Key Laboratory of Immunity and Infection, Pathogenic Biology, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

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  • Jing Shu,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, The Heilongjiang Key Laboratory of Immunity and Infection, Pathogenic Biology, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

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  • Hong Ling,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, The Heilongjiang Key Laboratory of Immunity and Infection, Pathogenic Biology, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

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  • Fengmin Zhang mail

    fengminzhang@yahoo.com.cn

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, The Heilongjiang Key Laboratory of Immunity and Infection, Pathogenic Biology, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China, Key Laboratory of Bio-Pharmaceutical, Harbin Medical University, Ministry of Education, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

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  • Published: October 08, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046977

About the Authors

Su Han, Xiaoli Zhang, Jingshan Wen, Yihong Li, Jing Shu, Hong Ling, Fengmin Zhang
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, The Heilongjiang Key Laboratory of Immunity and Infection, Pathogenic Biology, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China
Fengmin Zhang
Key Laboratory of Bio-Pharmaceutical, Harbin Medical University, Ministry of Education, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

Corresponding Author

Email: fengminzhang@yahoo.com.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SH XZ FZ. Performed the experiments: SH XZ YL JW JS. Analyzed the data: SH XZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SH XZ YL JW JS HL. Wrote the paper: SH XZ FZ.