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Human Varicella zoster IgM ELISA kit is a procedure intended for measuring in-vitro quantitative amounts of human IgM class antibodies against varicella zoster virus using samples of plasma and serum. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of 1.08 U/ml.
Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) can also be called human herpesvirus type 3 (HHV-3), chickenpox virus and varicella virus. An infectious disease that is responsible for causing either varicella (chickenpox) or herpes zoster (singles). After the primary infection of chickenpox, this virus is known to go dormant within the nerve cells (such as autonomic ganglia, cranial nerve ganglia and dorsal root ganglia). VZV can multiplies in the lungs and is responsible for many complicated symptoms for example bronchitis, encephalitis and pneumonia. The virons are 180–200 nm, spherical and contain a linear double stranded DNA molecule which is 125,000 nucleotides in length. Serological screen of IgM class antibodies to VZV can be used as an indication of anacute or even a recent infection, where measuring IgG class of antibodies can be used to identify the non-immune individuals.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of IgM antibodies to Varicella zoster virus using current human varicella zoster IgM ELISA kit was 1.08 U/ml. The dynamic range for this assay is 1.0 – 150.0 U/ml.
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- Full Name: Varicella Zoster IgM ELISA Kit
- Reactivity: Human
- Sample Type: Serum, Plasma
- Sensitivity: 1.08 U/ml