Toxoplasma gondii antibody

Goat anti Toxoplasma gondii

Product Type
Polyclonal Antibody
Isotype
Polyclonal IgG
Specificity
Toxoplasma gondii

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Goat anti Toxoplasma gondii antibody recognizes Toxoplasma gondii, an intracellular protozoan parasite that enters its host via the gastrointestinal tract. Goat anti Toxoplasma gondii antibody detects the virulent RH strain and is specific for the tachyzoites infectious stage in the T. gondii life cycle.

Felids are the dhe definitive host of T. gondii but it can also be carried by a vast number of warm-blooded animals, including humans. Toxoplasmosis is usually minor and self-limiting but can have serious or even fatal effects on a fetus, or if the host is immunocompromised. T. gondii encephalitis (TE) is the most common cerebral opportunistic infection in patients with AIDS (Israelski et al. 1988).

Target Species
Protozoan
Product Form
Purified IgG - liquid
Antiserum Preparation
Antisera to Toxoplasma gondii were raised by repeated immunisations of goat with highly purified antigen.
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
<0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
Immunogen
RH strain of Toxoplasma gondii.
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 1.0mg/ml
Regulatory
For research purposes only
Guarantee
12 months from date of despatch

This product is shipped at ambient temperature. It is recommended to aliquot and store at -20°C on receipt. When thawed, aliquot the sample as needed. Keep aliquots at 2-8°C for short term use (up to 4 weeks) and store the remaining aliquots at -20°C.

Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.

This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
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Immunofluorescence
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.

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References for Toxoplasma gondii antibody

  1. Buzoni-gatel, D. & Werts, C. (2006) Toxoplasma gondii and subversion of the immune system.
    Trends Parasitol. 22 (10): 448-52.
  2. Sensini, A. (2006) Toxoplasma gondii infection in pregnancy: opportunities and pitfalls of serological diagnosis.
    Clin Microbiol Infect. 12 (6): 504-12.

RRID
AB_770152