- Created on the 13 July, 2017.
Human Aspergillus fumigatus IgG ELISA kit is intended for in-vitro quantitative analysis of human IgG antibodies against Aspergillus fumigatus in serum or plasma samples. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of 1.08 U/ml.
Aspergillus fumigatus is a filamentous fungus which can occur naturally in decaying organic material and since it is also a thermotolerant fungus it can grow in elevated temperatures that are found in the composting process. A. fumigatus is able to frequently cause invasive fungal infection in immunosuppressed individuals such as AIDS patients, organ transplant recipients and those receiving immunosuppressive therapy for neoplastic or autoimmune disease. It is predominately responsible for causing invasive infection to the lungs and can lead to mortality and morbidity in these patients. There is also evidence to suggest it can cause allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, cause chronic pulmonary infections and allergic disease in immunocompetent hosts. Aspergillosis is essentially a group of diseases that are result of aspergillus infections and these include ABPA, aspergilloma, CPA and invasive aspergillosis.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of IgG antibodies against Aspergillus fumigatus using current human Aspergillus fumigatus IgG ELISA kit was 1.08 U/ml. The dynamic range for this assay is 1.0 – 200.0 U/ml.
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- Full Name: Aspergillus Fumigatus IgG ELISA Kit
- Reactivity: Human
- Sample Type: Serum, Plasma
- Sensitivity: 1.08 U/ml