Rose Bengal (Rapid slide agglutination antigen)

Rapid slide agglutination antigen for the detection of anti-Brucella abortus, melitensis, or suis antibodies in bovine, ovine, caprine, and porcine species.

  • Suspension of Brucella abortus biovar 1 Weybridge strain No 99, inactivated by heat and phenol and coloured with rose bengal stain in an acidified buffer.
  • Calibrated on the OIEISS International Brucella standard serum and the national secondary serum to be positive against a 1/45 dilution and negative against a 1/55 dilution, as per the European directive CEE 64/432 and OIE requirements.
Ordering information
Product code RSA-RB
Kit format 10 ml
Reactions 330 reactions (30 μl per test)
References
  1. OIE Terrestrial Manual 2009; 2.4.3; Bovine brucellosis
  2. European directive CEE 64/432
Associated reference sera
Brucellosis positive freeze-dried serum
Product code MRI-BRU
Format 1 ml vial (freeze-dried)
Description

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

Brucellosis negative freeze-dried serum
Product code MRINEG-BRU
Format 1 ml vial (freeze-dried)
Description

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