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Human Entamoeba histolytica IgG ELISA kit can be used for in-vitro quantitative detection of antibodies to entamoeba histolytica antigen in samples of plasma and serum. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit to a diagn. > 95%.
Entamoeba histolytica is regarded as a causative agent of amoebiasis and it is an anaerobic parasitic amoebozoa. It is only trophozoites which is the virulent strain that has the ability to invade the intestinal wall, resulting in forming ulcers that can later be released later as either mucous or blood into the faeces. E histolytica can lead to wide spectrum of illnesses which are essentially intestinal conditions which can be caused by ameboma, acute proctocolitis, symptomatic non-invasive infection, perianal ulceration, chronic non-dysenteric colitis and asymptomatic infection. Currently, it is estimated to cause infection in over 50 million people around the world. Stool samples are commonly used for diagnosis using a number of microscopy techniques.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of IgG antibodies against entamoeba histolytica using current human Entamoeba histolytica IgG ELISA kit was to diagn. > 95%. The dynamic range for this assay is to a cut-off index point.
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- Full Name: Entamoeba Histolytica IgG ELISA Kit
- Reactivity: Human
- Sample Type: Serum, Plasma
- Sensitivity: diagn. > 95%