Western blot vs. Elisa: which of these two tests is the most accurate for HIV testing?

Western blot vs. Elisa: which of these two tests is the most accurate for HIV testing?

Post Views: 909 Today, advanced medical research and innovative molecular diagnostic technologies can efficiently control, treat and even cure many deadly diseases. Among them is the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, commonly known as HIV, which, as the name suggests, attacks our immune system. Often confused with AIDS (we debunk this myth in one of our previous…

Aiming at Cytokines with ELISAs

Aiming at Cytokines with ELISAs

Post Views: 1,540 The study of cytokines is valuable in investigating inflammation. Cytokines are small proteins that transmit signals from cell to cell and trigger immunity to combat infection, inflammation and other disorders. Accurate detection and quantification of cytokine concentrations, therefore, becomes essential in describing the nature of the infection and powerful to follow the…

Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay Principle and Elisa Test Procedures.

Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay Principle and Elisa Test Procedures.

Post Views: 9,778 Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) is also known as an enzyme immunoassay (EIA). ELISA is defined as a biochemical technique used in many applications, including microbiology, blood screening, veterinary, and immunology, to detect antigens and antibodies present in a sample. ELISA technology is considered an essential diagnostic tool in plant and medicine pathology.…

The Ultimate Guide on New Generation of HIV-1 p24 Antigen ELISA Kit 2.0

The Ultimate Guide on New Generation of HIV-1 p24 Antigen ELISA Kit 2.0

Post Views: 5,055 Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) is an enveloped retrovirus approximately 120 nm in diameter. It contains two copies of a single stranded, positive-sense RNA. HIV-1 (Strain: BaL) HIV-1 p24 Antigen ELISA 2.0 The ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) is generally used to detect and quantify antigens and antibodies from human serum or…

Top 5 criteria for selecting your ELISA kits

Top 5 criteria for selecting your ELISA kits

Post Views: 3,926 The commercial ELISA kits are competitive, sandwich, direct, and indirect. There are various types of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)  kits available in the market according to the standard curve. It might, therefore, seem difficult to decide which one to choose for analyzing a sample.  Choosing the right kit for proteins can be…

What is ELISA and What are its Advantages?

What is ELISA and What are its Advantages?

Post Views: 20,908 ELISA kits Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) is also known as an enzyme immunoassay (EIA). ELISA is defined as a biochemical technique used in many applications including, microbiology, blood screening, veterinary andimmunology for the detection of antigens and antibodies present in a sample. ELISA technology  is considered as an important diagnostic tool in…