GET A QUOTE

FCV (Feline Calici Virus) Ab ELISA Kit (Feline)

  • Created on the 19 January, 2018.

BACKGROUND

Feline calicivirus (FCV) infection is a major cause of upper respiratory infections, which is more commonly known as cat flu. The virus is able to attack the respiratory tract, lungs, nasal passage and the mouth. It can also cause ulceration of the tongue, intestines and the musculoskeletal system. This is a ubiquitous virus and is responsible for causing the disease in cats throughout the world. At present there have been at least 40 different strains of FCV that have been discovered and the severity or the virulence of the disease resulting from the different strains can vary considerably. Even though vaccination against calicivirus is highly recommended, it seems to have failed in decreasing the prevalence of the disease. Some of the important things to consider during the diagnosis step include: clinical history, clinical signs, eye examination and laboratory findings. Method such as PCR and immunohistochemical staining have been useful in diagnosing this disease. This FCV ELISA test is intended for measuring antibodies against feline calicivirus proteins.

INTENDED USE

Feline FCV ELISA kit can be used for measuring antibodies against feline calici virus (FCV or feline calicivirus) in samples of serum or plasma. This assay has a quantitative and qualitative standard range.

SENSITIVITY

The standard range of feline calici virus (FCV, feline calicivirus) using this feline FCV ELISA kit is qualitative and quantitative. Please contact us for the protocol insert for more details.

REFERENCES

  1. Inactivation of caliciviruses. Appl Environ Microbiol. (2004) 70 (8): 4538-43. Duizer E., et al.
  2. Feline inflammatory polyps: historical, clinical, and PCR findings for feline calici virus and feline herpes virus-1 in 28 cases. J Feline Med Surg. (2002) 4 (4): 195-9. Veir J.K., et al.
  3.  Treatment of cats with ocular disease attributable to herpesvirus infection: 17 cases (1983-1993). J Am Vet Med Assoc. (1995) 207 (5): 599-603. Stiles J.
  4. Chronic oral infections of cats and their relationship to persistent oral carriage of feline calici-, immunodeficiency, or leukemia viruses. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. (1991) 29 (1-2): 1-14. Tenorio A.P., et al.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Full Name: FCV (Feline Calici Virus) Ab ELISA Kit (Feline)
  • Reactivity: Feline
  • Sample Type: Serum, Plasma
  • Sensitivity: Qualitative, Quantitative

TESTIMONIALS arrow icon

Your secretory IgA ELISA kit gave good results and I was also really impressed with how quickly we received it.

L. Johnston
PhD Student / University of Glasgow

It is refreshing to know that you have a technical team that is very knowledgeable. I have already recommended your company to other researchers in our department.

Dr. P. Anderson
Lecturer / University College London (UCL)

I am a first time user and found that your instruction manual was very easy to follow. The insulin ELISA kit performed well and I was happy with the results that were generated.

J. Thomas
Senior Technician / Addenbrooke’s Hospital

I carried out a pilot study comparing the performance of many ELISA kits from different suppliers and found your kits to be one of the better performers. We observed good linearity and tight replicates.

Dr. C. Davies
Lead Scientists / AstraZeneca

You are my first point of contact when I am looking to purchase ELISA kits. You have such an easy and simple system, yet it is very effective.

A. Shaw
Purchasing / University of Oxford