Influenza A IgM ELISA Kit

  • Created on the 23 August, 2017.


Influenza A type viruses are mainly found in wild aquatic birds, there are influenza viruses types A, B, C and D. They belong to a family which is called Orthomyxoviridae and are also more commonly referred to as the flu. It is only type A and type B which can cause majority of human diseases. Influenza A viruses can be classified as either being neuraminidase (NA) or hemagglutinin (HA), at present there are 11 NA subtypes and 18 HA subtypes that have been discovered. However, in humans only two types of influenza A virus subtypes have been identified H3N2 and H1N1.


Human influenza-A IgM ELISA kit can be used for measuring in-vitro quantitative levels of human IgM antibodies against influenza A using plasma or serum. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of 1.17 U/ml.


The minimum detection sensitivity level of human influenza A IgM using this human influenza-A IgM ELISA kit was 1.17 U/ml. The dynamic assay range for this kit is 1.0 – 150.0 U/ml.


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  • Full Name: Influenza A IgM ELISA Kit
  • Reactivity: Human
  • Sample Type: Serum, Plasma
  • Sensitivity: 1.17 U/ml



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