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ProFLOK® BA ELISA
Bordetella avium (BA) Antibody Test Kit

Reliable detection of BA antibodies in turkey flocks

An ELISA test kit for the detection of Bordetella avium antibodies in turkey serum

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  • Good Correlation with BA Hemagglutination Inhibition (HI) Test1

     Correlation with positive BA HI

    r2 = 0.70

    1Data on file, Efficacy Report, December 20, 1993, Zoetis Inc.

  • Description:

    USDA-licensed, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) screening test kit for the detection of Bordetella avium (BA) antibodies in turkey serum samples.

    Antibodies detected to:

    BA

    Use Situations: Routine BA flock profiling:

    Collect and assay 30 or more high quality turkey serum samples per flock, particularly breeder hen flocks, on a routine basis (i.e., every 4 to 6 weeks).

    BA vaccination evaluation:

    Randomly collect and assay 30 or more serum samples per flock immediately prior to BA vaccine administration (pre-vaccination) and 14 to 18 post-vaccination.

    Sampling:

     Serum samples are used for testing.

    Performance1:

    Good Correlation with BA HI AntibodyTiters

    Good Specificity

    Good Sensitivity

    Excellent Reproducibility

    Test Time:

    Results available in approximately 2 hours.

    Packaging: 

    Up to 900 tests (10 plates of 96 wells)

    Store test kits at 2ºC – 7ºC (36ºF-45°F) (do not freeze)

    Long shelf life of 24 months for easy inventory management

    1Data on file, Efficacy Report, December 20, 1993, Zoetis Inc.

ProFLOK ELISA