A R Castro

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An immunofiltration device for the simultaneous detection of non-treponemal and treponemal antibodies in patients with syphilis
    A R Castro
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of STD Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:532-6. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of a digital flocculation reader for the rapid plasma reagin test for the serological diagnosis of syphilis
    Arnold R Castro
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:223-5. 2012
  3. pmc Defibrination of blood plasma for use in serological tests for syphilis
    Arnold R Castro
    Syphilis and Chlamydia Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 9:1376-8. 2002
  4. pmc Novel point-of-care test for simultaneous detection of nontreponemal and treponemal antibodies in patients with syphilis
    Arnold R Castro
    Laboratory Reference and Research Branch, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS A 12, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:4615-9. 2010
  5. pmc Lipid removal from human serum samples
    A R Castro
    Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 7:197-9. 2000
  6. pmc Use of synthetic cardiolipin and lecithin in the antigen used by the venereal disease research laboratory test for serodiagnosis of syphilis
    A R Castro
    Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 7:658-61. 2000

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Publications6

  1. doi request reprint An immunofiltration device for the simultaneous detection of non-treponemal and treponemal antibodies in patients with syphilis
    A R Castro
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of STD Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:532-6. 2010
    ..The development of a rapid immunofiltration (flow-through) test for the simultaneous detection of non-treponemal and treponemal antibodies in the serum of patients with syphilis...
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of a digital flocculation reader for the rapid plasma reagin test for the serological diagnosis of syphilis
    Arnold R Castro
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:223-5. 2012
    ..A qualitative and quantitative rapid plasma reagin was performed on each serum samples giving a concordance of 98.6% and 99.7%, respectively, for reactives and 100% for nonreactives...
  3. pmc Defibrination of blood plasma for use in serological tests for syphilis
    Arnold R Castro
    Syphilis and Chlamydia Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 9:1376-8. 2002
    ..Finding reactive sera is becoming more difficult due to the general decline of syphilis cases in the United States. The decreasing availability of these sera can be alleviated by salvaging plasma and converting it to serum...
  4. pmc Novel point-of-care test for simultaneous detection of nontreponemal and treponemal antibodies in patients with syphilis
    Arnold R Castro
    Laboratory Reference and Research Branch, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS A 12, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:4615-9. 2010
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  5. pmc Lipid removal from human serum samples
    A R Castro
    Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 7:197-9. 2000
    ..Cleanascite HC is therefore an acceptable alternative to chloroform for lipid reduction in human serum samples...
  6. pmc Use of synthetic cardiolipin and lecithin in the antigen used by the venereal disease research laboratory test for serodiagnosis of syphilis
    A R Castro
    Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 7:658-61. 2000
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