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ELISA test with semi-purified EM antigen (EM2l and
the standard IHA. The EM2 test was more sensitive and specific. All 21 patients with
Alveolar Hydatid Disease were positive on EM2 at diagnosis, compared to 86% on IHA.
In addition, EM2 was positive earlier than IHA and showed good clinical