A rapid slide agglutination test kit (RSAT) for the presumptive diagnosis of Brucella canis.
Based on the direct agglutination of killed stained whole-cell antigen by Brucella canis antibodies.
Used to presumptively diagnose infection with Brucella canis in dogs.
Additional confirmation required for positive results.
A drop of serum is used for testing
Sensitivity 70.6% Specificity 83.3%
Results available in approximately 2 minutes
2 package sizes—10 tests per kit and 25 tests per kit Store test kits at 35-45°F (2-7°C) (do not freeze)
1Keid, L. et al. “Comparison of agar gel immunodiffusion test, rapid slide agglutination test, microbiological culture, and PCR for the diagnosis of canine brucellosis.” Research in Veterinary Science. 86:22-26, (2009).
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