|Tested Species reactivity||Protozoa|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG3|
|Immunogen||Purified giardia cysts.|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.2|
|Contains||0.1% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||4° C|
The MA1-7441 antibody reacts with Giardia lamblia cysts in protozoan samples.
MA1-7441 has been successfully used in Immunofluorescence and ELISA applications.
The MA1-7441 antibody was raised against purified giardia 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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