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ANCA Profile ELISA Kit

INTENDED USE

Human ANCA profile ELISA kit is intended for profiling in vitro quantitative levels of IgG anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA-IgG, ANCA profile) in human plasma and serum. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of diagn. 90.2%.

Purified antigens PR3, MPO, BPI, Elastase, Cathepsin G, Lysozyme and Lactoferrin are coated on to individual rows A to H of the microwell plate.

BACKGROUND

Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) are a group of autoantibodies that are mainly IgG type which are directed towards the cytoplasmic components of monocytes and neutrophil granulocytes (mostly white blood cells). Usually they are analysed by carry out blood tests in a number of different autoimmune disorders, especially systemic vasculitis (ANCA-associated vasculitides). ANCAs have been linked with vasculitides for example granulomatosis with polyangiitis, microscopic polyangiitis, eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis and drug induced vasculitides. ELISA assays has been effectively used in diagnostic research institutes even though indirect immunofluorescence (IF) is favoured for screening many ANCAs. One of the major advantage of using the ELISA method is that it can detect specific antibodies to an individual antigen, some of the most common antigens that are used include PR3 and MPO (usually tested after a positive IF test).

ANCA PROFILE ELISA KIT CONTENT

All reagents supplied need to be stored at 2 °C – 8 °C, unopened reagents will retain reactivity until expiration date. Do not use reagents beyond this date.

  • Divisible Microplate: Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA profile) are bound to microwells.
  • Control A (Negative), Control B (Cut-Off), Control C (Positive).
  • Sample Buffer (5x).
  • Enzyme Conjugate.
  • TMB Substrate.
  • Stop Solution.
  • Wash Buffer (50x Conc.).
  • Instruction For Use.
  • Certificate Of Analysis.

SENSITIVITY

The minimum detection sensitivity level of IgG autoantibodies to human neutrophil cytoplasmic antigens (ANCA-IgG) using current ANCA profile ELISA kit was diagn. 90.2%.The dynamic range for this assay is cut-off index 1.0.

ASSAY CHARACTERISTICS

– Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA Profile): ELISA
– Expected Values: In a normal range = Cut-off Index 1.0, Negative: Index < 1.0 Positive: Index ≥ 1.0.
– Linearity: 83 – 106%
– Intra Assay Precision: 2.8 – 5.1%
– Inter Assay Precision: 2.0 – 3.7%
– Clinical Diagnosis: Sensitivity (90.2%), Specificity (86.3%), Overall agreement (87.5%).

REFERENCES

  1. Expression profile of leukocyte genes activated by anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies (ANCA). Kidney Int. (2002) 62 (5): 1638-49. Yang J.J., et al.
  2. A novel autoantibody against moesin in the serum of patients with MPO-ANCA-associated vasculitis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. (2014) 29 (6): 1168-77. Suzuki K., et al.
  3. Clinical use of serological tests for antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies. What do the studies say? Rheum Dis Clin North Am. (2001) 27 (4): 799-813, vi-vii. Review. Wiik AS.
  4. Implication of B lymphocytes in the pathogenesis of ANCA-associated vasculitides. Autoimmun Rev. (2015) 14 (11): 996-1004. Review. Dumoitier N., et al.
  5. Expression profile of proinflammatory genes in neutrophil-enriched granulocytes stimulated with native anti-PR3 autoantibodies. J Physiol Pharmacol. (2012) 63 (3): 249-56. Surmiak M., et al.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Full Name: ANCA Profile ELISA Kit
  • Reactivity: Human
  • Sample Type: Plasma, Serum
  • Sensitivity: 90.2%

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