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Infections Diseases

OTHER PATHOGENS

RDB2240 TBEV/FSME

Tick borne encephalitis (TBE, german: Frühsommer Meningo-Enzephalitis (FSME)) is the most important virus disease transmitted by ticks in Europe. It is caused by a viral pathogen: Tick borne encephalitis virus, a member of flavivirus group, which is transmitted by the bit of the tick Ixodes ricinus.

AID TBEV/FSME Kit enables sensitive detection of TBEV-RNA isolated from ticks.

Only a small part of tick population is carrying TBEV. Determination of virus status of a tick after a bit can be useful for avoiding unnecessary concerns.

 

 

Characteristics

  • sensitive detection of RNA of Tick Borne Encephalitis Virus in tick
  • PCR with subsequent lineprobe assay
  • Specimen: RNA isolated from tick
  • Control band on every strip show correct RNA isolation, amplification and hybridization.
  • Results within 4 hours
  • Suited for automated systems
  • Evaluation and documentation with AID Scanning system

 

Reader Systems

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