Anti-Nuclear Antibody (ANA) Negative Control Serum

  • Applications
    • IF
  • Code # ANN-1010
  • Size 0.5 mL
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  • Application:
  • Components:

    Vial containing 0.5 mL Anti-Nuclear Antibody (ANA) negative human control serum with protein stabilizer and 0.005% thimerosal. Stable at 2-8 deg C;until labeled expiration date.

  • Description:

    ANA Negative Control Serum is prepared to give less than a 1+ fluorescence when used as supplied (undiluted) in MBL Bion's Immunofluorescent HEp-2 ANA test System.


    MBL Bion ANA Negative Control may be used in the MBL Bion ANA HEp-2 IFA Test System. When used undiluted as provided, the staining should exhibit less than 1+ fluorescence.

  • Product Type:
    Control Serum
  • Research Area:
  • Size:
    0.5 mL
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