Borrelia burgdorferi Substrate Slide

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    • IF
  • Code # BB-6112
  • Size 12 wells
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Lyme borreliosis (Lyme disease) is caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and transmitted primarily through the bite of the deer tick, Ixodes scapularis in the Midwest and Northeast, or Ixodes pacificus in the West. Lyme borreliosis has become the most commonly diagnosed tick-borne illness in the United States. Immunologic response in individuals with early, primary disease tend to be directed to 23, 39 and 41-kDa flagellin antigen and are of the IgM class. These antibodies may be detectable within one to two weeks following the tick bite, but are generally delayed for four to six weeks. IgM antibodies may persist for months even if appropriate antimicrobial agents are administered. IgG immunologic responses appear to be directed to other immunogens of B. burgdorferi during later stages of Lyme borreliosis.

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    MBL Bion BORRELIA BURGDORFERI ANTIGEN SUBSTRATE SLIDES are individually foil-wrapped twelve well slides with a suspension of Borrelia burgdorferi microorganisms (Strain B31) fixed onto each well.

  • Description:

    The MBL Bion BORRELIA BURGDORFERI ANTIGEN SUBSTRATE SLIDES may be utilized in the indirect fluorescent antibody assay method. Each lot is tested with a panel of titered sera to ensure sensitivity lot to lot.


    The MBL Bion BORRELIA BURGDORFERI ANTIGEN SUBSTRATE SLIDES may be used as the antigenic substrate in indirect fluorescent antibody assays for the qualitative and/or semi-quantitative presumptive determination of Borrelia burgdorferi IgG or IgM antibodies in human serum. MBL Bion BORRELIA BURGDORFERI ANTIGEN SUBSTRATE SLIDES are intended for use as an aid in the diagnosis of active infection, reinfection, or reactivation of the latent microbe and as a determination of immunological experience with Borrelia burgdorferi. Results should be supplemented by a second assay method, such as Western Blot, to provide supplementary serological evidence of the presence or absence of a Borrelia burgdorferi infection.

  • Product Type:
    Antigen Substrate Slide
  • Research Area:
    Infectious Disease
  • Short Description:

    The MBL Bion BORRELIA BURGDORFERI ANTIGEN SUBSTRATE SLIDES may be used as the antigenic substrate in indirect fluorescent antibody assays for the qualitative and/or semi-quantitative presumptive determination of Borrelia burgdorferi IgG or IgM antibodies in human serum.

  • Size:
    12 wells
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