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Anti-sperm antibodies can target spermatozoa antigens present in both men and women, these have been found to lead to infertility. Majority of these antibodies fight against male sperm in the semen, blood and vaginal fluids. They are able to trigger an immune response which has the ability to damage or even kill sperm in either men or women. When high levels of spermatozoa antibodies come into contact with sperm, they make it hard for the sperm to fertilise an egg. This anti-spermatozoa antibody ELISA assay can be used for clinical practices and is highly recommended for diagnosing disorders of fertility. It must also be noted that the terms anti-spermatozoa antibodies, sperm antibodies and anti-sperm antibodies are all equivalent and mean the same thing.
Human anti-sperm antibody ELISA kit can be used for measuring in vitro quantitative concentrations of antibodies directed against spermatozoa antigens in human serum samples. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of 25.0 U/ml.
The ELISA-plate contains a mixture of spermatozoa proteins which can be recognised by anti-spermatozoa antibodies.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of human anti- spermatozoa antibodies using this human anti-sperm antibody ELISA kit was 25.0 U/ml. The dynamic assay range for this kit is 31.0 – 250.0 U/ml.
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- Full Name: Anti-Spermatozoa Antibodies (ASA) Serum ELISA Kit
- Reactivity: Human
- Sample Type: Serum
- Sensitivity: 25.0 U/ml