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CFT kit 1 for Q-fever

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A white suspension of highly purified and chemically modified Coxiella burnetii cells in phosphate - buffered saline with thiomersal as a preservative. A sediment is formed after a longer period of storage. The sediment can easily be resuspended by shaking. The antigen has a titer of 10.
Positive serum:
Rabbit serum containing specific complement fixing antibodies against C. burnetii in phase II. Preservative: sodium azide.
Negative serum:
Rabbit serum with no specific complement fixing antibodies against C. burnetii. Preservative: sodium azide.


The antigen is used for the detection of antibodies against C. burnetii in the blood serum samples of humans and animals by the complement fixation (CF) test. It can be applied for the detection of C. burnetii phase II antibodies about 10 days after infection and thus, it is very useful for the diagnosis of acute Q fever in endemic areas.




Antigen 2 vials 2 x 5 ml
Positive serum 1 vial 1 ml
Negative serum 1 vial 1 ml

Optional reagents for the CF test:

Complement, stabilized  2 vials  2 x1 ml
Hemolytic Amboceptor  1 vial  1 x 1 ml
Sheep-Erythrocytes (50%)  1 vial  1 x 20 ml


Antigen, Complement, Hemolytic Amboceptor: store in a dark and dry place at the temperature of  2 - 8°C.
Sera: store in freezer at -20°C. Avoid freeze/thaw cycles

Expiration date:

One year from the date of manufacture.

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