Thermo Scientific™ IMAGEN™ Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Kit using Direct Immunofluorescence Assay
Carry out rapid detection and identification of HSV1 and HSV2 in cell cultures with this direct immunofluorescence assay.
Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific™ K6106112
The IMAGEN™ Herpes Simplex Virus typing test is a qualitative direct immunofluorescence test for the detection and typing of HSV 1 and HSV 2 in cell cultures.
HSV is a common and universal infection of humans, associated with a wide range of clinical diseases in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised individuals. Both HSV 1 and 2 are frequently implicated in localised vesicular infections of the skin, conjunctiva and mucous membranes of the mouth or genitalia1, 2,3.
Use IMAGEN Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Kit as a rapid, sensitive and specific method for the detection and differentiation of HSV1 and HSV2 isolates in cell culture monolayers.
- Rapid results- within little over 30 minutes of receiving test sample or culture
- Simple- ready-to-use reagents plus all IMAGEN assays follow the same basic methodology
- Excellent sensitivity and specificity- high quality, well-characterized antibodies used in the assay provide excellent sensitivity and specificity.
- Easy-to-read results
- Long Shelf Life- typically 24 months.
Herpes simplex virus is a DNA virus containing an icosahedral nucleocapsid surrounded by a lipid containing envelope. Human HSV is classified within the family Herpesviridae and is a member of the sub-family Alphaherpesvirinae. The genus Simplexvirus includes two type species of human herpes simplex virus, HSV 1 and HSV 24.
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|2°C to 8°C|
|HSV glycoproteins specific to either HSV1 or HSV 2|
|IMAGEN Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Kit|
|2 x 2 positive control slide, mounting fluid, HSV type 1 reagent, HSV type 2 reagent, instruction for use|
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