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New ZIKA virus ELISA kits available

Zika virus is spread by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae.albopictus), the same mosquitoes that spread dengue and chikungunya viruses. These mosquitoes are aggressive during the day and night. Zika virus can be transmitted from a pregnant woman to her foetus and infection during pregnancy can cause birth defects. Zika virus infection has been linked to microcephaly in babies, around 4,000 cases of which have been reported since October 2015. There is no vaccine or medicine currently available for Zika.

The DIACHECK ELISA kit is used for the detection of Zika Virus Antibodies, in human serum or plasma

  • Results in less than 2 hours
  • High Sensitivity (>97%) & Specificity (>97%)
  • Ready to use color coded reagents
  • Break apart wells

ZKV-116     Anti-ZIKA IgG 
ZKV-216    Anti-ZIKA IgM 
ZKV-316    Anti-ZIKA IgA  

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August 2016


ZIKA NAT CONTROLS: The Zika virus epidemic has now spread to 33 countries and territories in the Americas, since it was first detected in Brazil in 2015. The Brazil ministry of health has reported a minimum of almost half a million cases, with a maximum of up to almost 1.5 million to date. New cases have been discovered in Italy and Denmark. The first case in South Korea has also recently been reported.

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has launched a database that gathers worldwide Zika virus research. The image on the top shows the current situtation of transmission worldwide.

PAHO with the World Health Organization (WHO) have offered to provide technical cooperation to support pilot studies of new mosquito control technologies. Their aim is for faster diagnosis and better integration in combat against Zika, as well as Dengue and Chikungunya viruses.

We are pleased to be able to provide researchers with the following ZIKA NAT controls:

We can also offer a Zika heat inactivated Culture Fluid:
0810092CFHI Zika Virus
and a heat inactivated Zika viral lysate
0810092 Zika Virus lysate
Get the full list of Zika items in our products page by using our search engine. For more details, contact us.

June 2016