Human EBV EA IgG ELISA kit is designed for measuring in-vitro quantitative amounts of human IgG antibodies against Epstein–Barr virus early antigen (EBV EA) in serum or plasma. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of 1.37 U/ml.
Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) is a member of the herpes family of viruses, it can also be called human herpesvirus 4 (HHV-4). The majority of the infections for EBV occur via oral transfer of saliva or genital secretion, many of these viral infections have also been strongly associated to a number of different autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, multiple sclerosis, Sjögren’s syndrome and dermatomyositis. The detection of early antigen (EA) is quite often used to indicate an active infection, since EBV EA is linked to many acute phase illness and majority of these become undetectable after 3-6 months. Laboratory procedure such as ELISA assays and blood test are particularly useful in distinguishing a recent from a past EDV infection.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of IgG antibodies to Epstein–Barr virus early antigen (EBV EA-IgG) using current human EBV EA IgG ELISA kit was 1.37 U/ml. The dynamic range for this assay is 1.0 – 150.0 U/ml.
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- Full Name: EBV EA (Early Antigen) IgG ELISA Kit
- Reactivity: Human
- Sample Type: Plasma, Serum
- Sensitivity: 1.37 U/ml