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Hepatitis

Name & Catalogue No.

Description

Applications

Hepatitis A Antigen
EL-25-01-001 (1mL)
EL-25-01-010 (10 mL)
EL-25-01-050 (50 mL)

  • Hepatitis A virus (Strain HM-175) is cultured in fetal Rhesus monkey kidney cells
  • The virus is purified using an extraction procedure and inactivated using formaldehyde.
  • The resulting product contains purified intact HAV virions with minimal cellular debris.
  • Both IgG and IgM detection in enzyme immunoassays, including polystyrene, latex, nanogold and/or iron bead based assays employing various detection systems (colorimetric, chemiluminescent)
  • HAV antigen detecting assays
  • Lymphocyte proliferation assays
Fun Fact: “Hepatitis” is a broad term, but the viruses that cause liver inflammation are morphologically very different. Hepatitis A virus is a much smaller, hardier virus than Hepatitis B or C which are associated with far more serious disease states.

Other Information

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Each lot of HAV antigen is inactivated using formaldehyde and this inactivation verified using a sensitive tissue culture based infectivity assay.

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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