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Human Aspergillus fumigatus IgM ELISA kit is a method for in-vitro quantitative measurement of human IgM antibodies to Aspergillus fumigatus using samples of plasma and serum. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of 1.04 U/ml.
Aspergillus fumigatus is known to cause invasive infection to the lungs and this can result in either morbidity or mortality for the individual involved. It is a filamentous and thermotolerant fungus, this allows it to naturally occur in decay material and composting processes. Aspergillosis can be described as a group of diseases that can lead to aspergillus infections such as aspergilloma, invasive aspergillosis, CPA and ABPA. It is able to result in invasive fungal infections to immunosuppressed patients for example those receiving organ transplant, immunosuppressive therapy, AIDS treatment. It has also been shown to lead to allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, allergic disease in immunocompetent hosts and chronic pulmonary infections.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of IgM antibodies to Aspergillus fumigatus using this human Aspergillus fumigatus IgM ELISA kit was 1.04 U/ml. The dynamic range for this assay is 1.0 – 60.0 U/ml.
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- Full Name: Aspergillus Fumigatus IgM ELISA Kit
- Reactivity: Human
- Sample Type: Plasma, Serum
- Sensitivity: 1.04 U/ml