Mouse Anti-Cryptosporidium

Mouse Anti-Cryptosporidium

DS-MB-01074
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Antigen Information

Protein Name & Synonyms:
Cryptosporidium
Target Species:
  • Protozoan

Antibody Specifications

Applications:
ELISA (dilution: 1/10, 1/50), Immunofluorescence, Immunohistology - Paraffin
Concentration:
IgG concentration 0.1 mg/ml
Species Reactivity:
Protozoan

Specificity

This product detects the protozoa Cryptosporidium parvum, an obligate intracellular parasite of the phylum Apicomplexa. The genome of C. parvum is one of the smallest among unicellular eukaryotic organisms.

C. parvum is one of several species that cause cryptosporidiosis; a disease affecting the intestines of mammals and is spread through the fecal-oral route. The main symptom is self-limiting diarrhea in people with intact immune systems. However, in immunocompromised individuals, such as AIDS patients, infection can cause permanent & life-threatening diarrhea. Cryptosporidiosis is one of the most common waterborne diseases worldwide.

Storage/Stability

Store at +4 °C or at -20 °C if preferred.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
If stored in this manner, this product is stable for 18 months after receipt.

Format

Supplied as:
Purified IgG - liquid
Formulation:
Phosphate buffered saline
Format Type:
Purified

Preparation

Immunogen:
Intact oocysts of C.Parvum.
Preservative:
0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3)

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Usage

This product is furnished for LABORATORY RESEARCH USE ONLY.
Not for diagnostic or therapeutic use.