Cytomegalovirus

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Product Features

Name & Catalogue No. Description Applications
Cytomegalovirus Grade 2 EL-01-02-001 (1 mL) EL-01-02-010 (10 mL) EL-01-02-050 (50 mL)
  • High specificity and sensitivity of detection for both IgG and IgM
  • CMV grade 2 antigen is prepared using Microbix’ proprietary production process yielding a high concentration of key CMV antigens in a single sample
  • Includes antigens from all facets of the CMV replication cycle, including key proteins pp52, pp65, and glycoprotein B
  • IgG and IgM detection in assays which include EIA with polystyrene, latex, nanogold and/or iron solid phases using different detection system (colorimetric, chemiluminescent)
  • Positive control in Western blots
  • Lymphocyte proliferation assays
Cytomegalovirus is the largest virus known to infect humans. Microbix uses a proprietary CMV culture method to produce an antigen preparation that presents a full range of CMV antigens, meaning EL-01-02 can be used for IgG, IgM, and IgA detection.

Other Information

Quality Assurance
Each antigen lot is tested for potency using ELISA, and compared to a reference antigen. This ensures the amount of viral protein in each batch is consistent. The total protein concentration reported includes both viral and non-viral proteins, with the ratio dependent on the purity of the antigen.

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CMV P65gel

CMV P52gel

Inactivation and Safety
Each lot of CMV antigen is inactivated using gamma radiation and this inactivation verified using a sensitive tissue culture based infectivity assay.
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