ID Screen® Rift Valley Fever Competition Multi-species

Competitive ELISA kit for the detection of anti-Rift Valley Fever (RVF) antibodies in ruminant serum or plasma.

  • This test does not contain any virus particles
  • Excellent analytical sensitivity, sensitivity and specificity, as proven in recent outbreaks
  • Multi-species test: may be used on ruminants, horses, dogs and other species
  • Convenient and rapid format: ready-to-use, coated plates in strips, and all other components in liquid format. Results in less than 2 hours.
  • Practical: you can easily check that all samples have been correctly deposited because the dilution buffer changes color upon addition of the sera
Specifications
Method Competitive ELISA
Species Multiple species, including ruminants, camels, horses, dogs and others
Specimens Serum or plasma
Coated antigen RVF Virus nucleoprotein (NP)
Conjugate Anti-NP-HRP conjugate (concentrated 10X)
Ordering information
Product code RIFTC-4P RIFTC-10P
Kit format 4 plates 10 plates
Reactions 384 960
Plate format 12 x 8-well strips 12 x 8-well strips
References
  1. Comtet, L. et Pourquier, P. (IDvet), Marié, J-L. & Davoust, B. (French Defence Medical Service, Working group of animal epidemiology, Marseille, France), Cêtre-Sossah, C. (CIRAD, Montpellier, France). Preliminary validation of the ID Screen® Rift Valley Fever Competition Multi-species ELISA. Poster presented at the 2010 EAVLD meeting, Lelystad, The Netherlands.
  2. Ahmed B. et al. Unexpected Rift Valley Fever Outbreak, Northern Mauritania. Emerging Infectious Diseases. Vol. 17, No. 10. October 2011.
  3. Kortekaas, J. et al. European ring trial to evaluate ELISAs for the diagnosis of infection with Rift Valley fever virus. Journal of Virological Methods. September 2012.
  4. Antonis, A.F.G. et al. Vertical Transmission of Rift Valley Fever Virus Without Detectable Maternal Viremia. Vector-borne and zoonotic diseases. Vol. 13, No. X. May 2013.
Associated reference sera
Rift Valley Fever IgG-positive freeze-dried serum
Product code MRI-RIFT
Format 1 ml vial (freeze-dried)
Description

Freeze-dried positive bovine serum to be used as internal reference material for quality control.