Human Chikungunya virus IgM µ-capture ELISA kit is intended for measuring in-vitro quantitative levels of human IgM antibodies to Chikungunya virus using serum and plasma. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit to a diagn. >90%.
Chikungunya is a member of the Togaviridae family of the alphavirus genus, it can be described as a mosquito-borne viral disease. Some of the many symptoms of this disease include muscle pain, severe joint pain, headache, rash, fever and fatigue. Chikungunya is found all around the world and it shares a number of clinical signs which are similar to dengue and zika virus. The virus is transmitted by a bite from an infected female mosquitoes from one human to another. ELISA assays are one of the most used serological tests which are routinely utilised in order to diagnose Chikungunya virus. Usually either IgM or IgG anti-chikungunya antibodies are used and in the case for IgM, it has been discovered that they are at their highest levels around the 3-5 week period after the onset of the infection and this usually persists for another 2 months.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of IgM antibodies to Chikungunya virus using current human Chikungunya virus IgM µ-capture ELISA kit was to a diagn. >90%. The dynamic range for this assay is to a specific cut-off point.
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- Full Name: Chikungunya Virus IgM µ-Capture ELISA Kit
- Reactivity: Human
- Sample Type: Serum, Plasma
- Sensitivity: daign. >90%