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Toxoplasma gondii is an oligate intracellular, parasitic alveolate which can lead to toxoplasmosis. The initial infection can lead to stimulating IL-2 and IFN-γ through the innate immune system. It is essential for IFN-γ to be continuously formed since this is responsible for controlling the chronic and the acute infections by T. gondii. There are some recent publication indicating it be associated to some neurological disorders for example schizophrenia and a number of bipolar disorders, it has also be suggested that subtle or personality behavioural changes are possible in infected humans. Diagnosing toxoplasmosis is commonly done via serologic procedures by detecting immunoglobulin antibodies (such as toxoplasma-specific IgM, IgA or IgG) within the first few weeks of infection.
Human toxoplasma-IgM ELISA kit can be used for analysing in-vitro quantitative amounts of human IgM antibodies against toxoplasma gondii using plasma and serum samples. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of 1.31 U/ml.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of human toxoplasma gondii IgM using this human toxoplasma-IgM ELISA kit was 1.31 U/ml. The dynamic assay range for this kit is 1.0 – 120.0 U/ml.
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- Full Name: Toxoplasma IgM ELISA Kit
- Reactivity: Human
- Sample Type: Serum, Plasma
- Sensitivity: 1.31 U/ml