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Brucella are non-motile, rod-shaped, gram-negative bacteria which can infect a number of different livestock such as cattle, elk and bison (B. abortus), dogs (B. canis), sheep and goats (B. melitensis) and pigs and caribou (B. suis). They can cause chronic disease which can in most cases persist for life, by functioning as facultative intracellular parasites. Brucellosis is the disease which is recognised in humans and animals and humans that is caused by this bacterium. B. abortus is the principal cause of brucellosis in cattle and the bacteria can be shed from infected animal during the time of calving or abortion. Some of the most common clinical signs of cattle being infected with B. abortus are retained placenta, high incidences of abortions and arthritic joints.
Human Brucella abortus-IgM ELISA kit is designed for analysing in-vitro quantitative levels of human IgM antibodies to Brucella abortus in samples of serum and plasma. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of 1.03 U/ml.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of human Brucella abortus IgM using this human Brucella abortus-IgM ELISA kit was 1.03 U/ml. The dynamic assay range for this kit is 1.0 – 200.0 U/ml.
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- Full Name: Brucella Abortus IgM ELISA Kit
- Reactivity: Human
- Sample Type: Plasma, Serum
- Sensitivity: 1.03 U/ml