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MAR kit 1 for Q-fever

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A blue suspension of highly purified and chemically modified Coxiella burnetii cells stained with hematoxylin 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 6.
Positive serum
Rabbit serum containing specific agglutinating antibodies against C. burnetii in phase II. Preservative: sodium azide.
Negative serum
Rabbit serum with no specific agglutinating 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 microagglutination reaction (MAR). It is especially applied for the detection of C. burnetii phase II antibodies in the early stages of infection and 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
Fetal calf serum 1 vial 2 ml


Antigen: 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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