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18th July 2017  Content supplied by: TechLab Inc.

Immunoassay for Giardia, Cryptosporidium and E. histolytica in Fecal Specimens

TECHLAB®, Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the TRI-COMBO PARASITE SCREEN™ test.

The TRI-COMBO PARASITE SCREEN ™ test is an enzyme immunoassay for simultaneous qualitative detection of Giardia, Cryptosporidium, and Entamoeba histolytica,  antigen in human fecal specimens. the three most common intestinal protozoan parasites. It specifically detects pathogenic E. histolytica and does not cross react with non-pathogenic E. dispar1,2.

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References: 1. Christy N.C. et al. (2012) Multisite Performance Evaluation of an ELISA for Detection of Giardia, Cryptosporidium, and Entamoeba histolytica Antigens in Human Stool. J Clin Microbiol 50(5) pp. 1762-32.

2. Den Hartog J. et al. (2013) Diagnosis of Multiple Enteric Protozoan Infections by Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay in the Guatemalan Highlands. Am J Trop Med Hyg 88(1) pp.167-71.

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