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ProFLOK® MG ELISA (Turkey)
Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) Antibody Test Kit

Reliable screening for MG antibodies in both chicken and turkey flocks

An ELISA test kit for detection of MG antibodies in chickens and 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


    Chicken Sera:

    • No data available

    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:

    MG

    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.

    Sampling:

    Serum is used for testing.

    Performance1,2:

    Chicken Sera:

    Good sensitivity

    Excellent Specificity

    Excellent Reproducibility

    Turkey Sera:

    Good sensitivity

    Excellent Specificity

    Excellent Reproducibility

    Strong Correlation with HI Antibody Titers

    Test Time:

    Results available in approximately 2 hours.

    Packaging:

    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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