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Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) Antibody Test Kit (Turkeys)

An ELISA test kit for detection of MG antibodies in turkeys

Additional confirmatory testing should be performed to determine flock infection status.

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  • Sensitivity Comparable to Hemagglutination Inhibition HI Titers*

    Strong corelation with H1 Antibody Titers1

     Turkey Sera:


    HI Correlation

    MG Positive Sera

    r2 =0.86a and 0.87b*

    *Tested in serum dilutions from 1:1 to 1:64; HI testing performed at North Carolina State University Laboratorya and University of Georgia Poultry Diagnostic Research Centerb.
    1Data on file, Efficacy Study Report, December 14, 1990, Zoetis Inc. 
    *No data currently available for chicken serum

  • Description:

    USDA-licensed, NPIP-approved enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) test kit for the detection of antibody to Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) in chicken and turkey serum samples.

    Antibodies detected:


    Use Situations:

    Routine monitoring of flocks for the presence of MG antibodies. Collect and assay 30 or more high quality chicken or turkey serum samples per flock on a routine basis (e.g., every four weeks). Positive results should be confirmed by conventional methodology or reference labs.


    Serum is used for testing.


    Turkey Sera:

    Good sensitivity

    Excellent Specificity

    Excellent Reproducibility

    Strong Correlation with HI Antibody Titers

    Test Time:

    Results available in approximately 2 hours.


    Up to 900 tests (10 plates of 96 well plates)

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

    Shelf life of 24 months

    1Data on file, Efficacy Study Report, December 14, 1990, Zoetis Inc.
    2Data on file, Efficacy Study Report, February 1, 1989, Zoetis Inc.




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