Purity determined by:
Optimally infected cells are harvested and centrifuged to pellet cellular debris. Final preparation is resuspended in SPG Buffer.
Suitable for use in EIA and Western Blot. Each laboratory should determine an optimum working titer for use in its particular application. Other applications have not been tested but use in such assays should not necessarily be excluded.
Inactivated by gamma irradiation. The effectiveness of inactivation is tested by inclusion forming assay. If no inclusions are observed, the antigen is considered inactivated. Result: 0 IFU/mL.
TWAR strain CWL-029 cultured in HL cells.
Chlamydia pneumoniae (TWAR Strain) is a common respiratory pathogen, the causal agent of a variety of mild to moderate respiratory illnesses.
Aliquot and store at -70°C. Avoid multiple freeze/thaw cycles.