Human Zika virus IgM µ-capture ELISA kit is designed for in-vitro quantitative detection of IgM antibodies against Zika virus using human serum or plasma samples. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of diagn. 100.0%.
Zika virus disease can cause mild infections which are usually not harmful and it is mostly spread through mosquitoes, some cases of sexual transmission have also been reported. Studies have found that infected people display zika virus within their blood, saliva, urine, semen and fluid in the eye. The virus is able to cause birth defect which include underdeveloped heads or even brain damage (known as microcephaly) and it has been associated with Guillain-Barre syndrome (where the immune system attacks the nerves). Zika virus shows symptoms similar to other arbovirus infections which can include conjunctivitis, fever, headache, skin rashes, muscle/joint pain and malaise. These symptoms usually last anything from 2 to 7 days.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of IgM antibodies to Zika virus using current human zika virus IgM micro-capture ELISA kit was diagn. 100.0%. The dynamic range for this assay was to a specific cut-off point.
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- Full Name: Zika Virus IgM µ-Capture ELISA Kit
- Reactivity: Human
- Sample Type: Serum, Plasma
- Sensitivity: diagn. 100.0%