- Created on the 22 August, 2017.
Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is a common genital herpes which is usually transmitted through sexual activity or by any skin-on-skin contact with an open sore. HSV-2 can spread through the secretions from the mouth or the genitals and it is highly contagious. Blood tests are routinely used for the diagnosis of these infections by identifying antibodies to HSV-1 and HSV-2. However, the “gold standard” for diagnosis of HSV infection remains to be isolation of the virus from tissue culture.
Human HSV-2 IgM ELISA kit can be used for measuring in-vitro quantitative concentrations of human IgM antibodies to herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) in plasma or serum. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of 1.0 U/ml.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of human herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) IgM using this human HSV-2 IgM ELISA kit was 1.0 U/ml. The dynamic assay range for this kit is 1.0 – 150.0 U/ml.
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- Full Name: Herpes Simplex Virus 2 IgM ELISA Kit
- Reactivity: Human
- Sample Type: Serum, Plasma
- Sensitivity: 1.0 U/ml