|Western Blot (WB)||1:10-1:50|
|Tested Species reactivity||Protozoa|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG2b|
|Immunogen||Intact formalin fixed cysts|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.2|
|Contains||0.1% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
MA1-91188 detects Giardia lamblia from protozoa samples.
MA1-91188 has been successfully used in immunofluorescence, Western blot applications.
The MA1-91188 immunogen is: Intact formalin fixed cysts
Giardiasisis a diarrhoeal illness caused by a single celled microscopic protozoan parasite, Giardia lamblia, also known as Giardia intestinalis. Giardia lamblia exists in two forms, an active form called a trophozoite, and an inactive form called a cyst. The active trophozoite attaches to the lining of the small intestine and is responsible for causing the signs and symptoms of giardiasis. The trophozoite cannot live long outside of the body and spread of infection is via the cyst which is excreted in the host's faeces. When it is ingested, stomach acid activates the cyst, and the cyst develops into the disease causing trophozoite in the new host. Giardiasis is diagnosed by finding cysts or trophozoites in the faeces.
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Protein Aliases: G. lamblia; Giardia intestinalis
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