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Product description:

MAR kit 2 for Q-fever

Article No:

K1MA2

Specifications:

Antigen
A blue suspension of highly purified Coxiella burnetii cells in phase I 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 I and II. Preservative: sodium azide.
Negative serum
Rabbit serum with no specific agglutinating antibodies against C. burnetii. Preservative: sodium azide.

Indication:

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 elevated levels of the C. burnetii phase I antibodies and thus, useful for both confirmation and therapeutic follow-up of the chronic Q fever in humans.

Testing:

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Package:

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

Storage:

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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