21st March 2012 Content supplied by: Meridian Life Science
New Monoclonal Antibodies to Chikungunya Virus (CHIKV).
Meridian Life Science, Inc. (MLS) has released three new monoclonal antibodies to Chikungunya virus (CHIKV).
These antibodies are non cross-reactive to:
- Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)
- Western Equine Encephalitis (WEE)
- Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis (VEE)
- and, other Arborviruses
RT-PCR methods are also available but have been reported to have variable sensitivity. Other possible laboratory tests include immunofluorescence assays, plaque reduction neutralization (PRN) tests and Hemagglutination-inhibition tests.
For Research Use Only. Not for Use in Diagnostic Procedures.
Date Published: 21st March 2012