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Bacterial Serotyping Antisera

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Bacterial typing and subtyping methods are necessary for the characterisation of disease-causing bacteria and are useful in providing epidemiological information.

This information is used for early outbreak identification, outbreak characterization and interventions to limit the impact of outbreaks on human populations.

Surveillance of the types and subtypes of bacteria circulating among humans, animals, food and the environment, provides information essential for the understanding on how the human population in the world is exposed to bacterial pathogens and how such exposures can be minimised or even eliminated. The determination of serotype prevalence has often paved the way for vaccines to prevent bacterial infections.

One of the most widely used techniques for the identification of bacterial types is based on the use of polyvalent and monovalent antisera, which react with one or more of the specific bacterial antigen groups.

Bacterial antigens are divided into 3 main groups:-

Cell wall (O antigen)

Flagella (H antigen)

Capsule (K antigen)

Slide Agglutination Test

Antisera for O and K typing are normally used with the slide agglutination test. Following isolation or enrichment of bacteria from a clinical specimen by using agar or broth, procurement of a pure culture from the primary culture and then identification of the bacterium by microscopy, growth characteristics and other biochemical properties, a small amount of dense antigen suspension (usually 5 – 10µL) is mixed with one of the selected antisera. After mixing, any agglutination patterns are macroscopically observed.

Test results can be obtained within one minute.

Tube Agglutination Test

Tube Agglutination Test

Typing of H antigen is often performed by tube agglutination. Following the preparation of diluted H antigen suspension from a broth culture, 0.1mL of Antisera is added to 0.5mL of suspension in a tube, mixed and incubated at 50oC for one hour, and checked for agglutination.

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Campylobacter Antisera

Campylobacter is a gram-negative spirally curved rod with bipolar flagella. Eleven species of Campylobacter have been identified, in which Campylobacter jejuni is reported as the most common species that cause enteric infection in humans.

There are two internationally accepted serotyping methods for Campylobacter, Penner’s serotyping using heat-stable antigens, and the other using heat-labile antigens. This product is for Campylobacter jejuni serogrouping based on Penner’s scheme by the passive hemagglutination (PHA) method.

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270238 Campylobacter As Gp A 2mL
270245 Campylobacter As Gp B 2mL
270252 Campylobacter As Gp C 2mL
270269 Campylobacter As Gp D 2mL
270276 Campylobacter As Gp E 2mL
270283 Campylobacter As Gp F 2mL
270290 Campylobacter As Gp G 2mL
270306 Campylobacter As Gp I 2mL
270313 Campylobacter As Gp J 2mL
270320 Campylobacter As Gp K 2mL
270337 Campylobacter As Gp L 2mL
270344 Campylobacter As Gp N 2mL
270351 Campylobacter As Gp O 2mL
270368 Campylobacter As Gp P 2mL
270375 Campylobacter As Gp R 2mL
270382 Campylobacter As Gp S 2mL
270399 Campylobacter As Gp U 2mL
270405 Campylobacter As Gp V 2mL
270412 Campylobacter As Gp Y 2mL
270429 Campylobacter As Gp Z 2mL
270436 Campylobacter As Gp Z2 2mL
270443 Campylobacter As Gp Z4 2mL
270450 Campylobacter As Gp Z5 2mL
270467 Campylobacter As Gp Z6 2mL
270474 Campylobacter As Gp Z7 2mL
270481 Campylobacter Reference As 2mL
Escherichia coli Antisera

Escherichia coli are a group of gram negative bacilli belonging to the family Enterobacteriaceae and considered as one of the bacteria in the human intestinal normal microbial flora. Their serological types are determined in combination with somatic antigens (O group: O1-O173) and flagella antigen (H type: H1-H56).
The E. coli that cause intestinal infectious diseases including diarrhoea, acute gastritis or colitis are referred to as pathogenic E. coli, which are classified into the following 4 groups according to differences in the mode of pathogenicity; enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC), enteroinvasive E. coli (EIEC), enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) and enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC). Although the identification of pathogenic E. coli requires verification of their pathogenicity, pathogenic E. coli have often specific serotypes; therefore, typing of the serogroup and serotype is necessary for screening pathogenic E. coli.
These are liquid products of O- and H-sera containing specific agglutinins for serotyping of E. coli. O Group sera are prepared by hyperimmunizing healthy pigs (polyvalent sera) or healthy rabbits (monovalent sera) with reference strains of the organisms with each serotype inactivated by formalin, heated at 56°C for 30 minutes, removing cross agglutinins by absorption and antiseptically filtrated. For the preparation of H-sera, healthy rabbits are immunized with flagella of E. coli. Group O sera are used for O-serotyping tests by slide agglutination, and H sera are for H serotyping tests by tube agglutination.

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295361 E.coli As H-10 5mL
295378 E.coli As H-11 5mL
295385 E.coli As H-12 5mL
295392 E.coli As H-16 5mL
295408 E.coli As H-18 5mL
295415 E.coli As H-19 5mL
295422 E.coli As H-2 5mL
295439 E.coli As H-20 5mL
295446 E.coli As H-21 5mL
295453 E.coli As H-27 5mL
295460 E.coli As H-28 5mL
295477 E.coli As H-34 5mL
295484 E.coli As H-4 5mL
295491 E.coli As H-40 5mL
295507 E.coli As H-41 5mL
295514 E.coli AS H-42 5mL
295521 E.coli As H-45 5mL
295538 E.coli As H-5 5mL
295545 E.coli As H-51 5mL
295552 E.coli As H-6 5mL
295569 E.coli As H-7 5mL
295576 E.coli As H-9 5mL
295583 E.coli As O 1 2mL
215772 E.coli As O 103 2mL
295590 E.coli As O 111 2mL
295606 E.coli As O 112ac 2mL
295613 E.coli As O 114 2mL
295620 E.coli As O 115 2mL
295637 E.coli As O 119 2mL
215789 E.coli As O 121 2mL
295644 E.coli As O 124 2mL
295651 E.coli As O 125 2mL
295668 E.coli As O 126 2mL
295675 E.coli As O 127a 2mL
295682 E.coli As O 128 2mL
295699 E.coli As O 136 2mL
295705 E.coli As O 142 2mL
295712 E.coli As O 143 2mL
295729 E.coli As O 144 2mL
215796 E.coli As O 145 2mL
295736 E.coli As O 146 2mL
295743 E.coli As O 148 2mL
295750 E.coli As O 15 2mL
295767 E.coli As O 151 2mL
295774 E.coli As O 152 2mL
295781 E.coli As O 153 2mL
295798 E.coli As O 157 2mL
295804 E.coli As O 158 2mL
295811 E.coli As O 159 2mL
215802 E.coli As O 161 2mL
295828 E.coli As O 164 2mL
215819 E.coli As O 165 2mL
295835 E.coli As O 166 2mL
295842 E.coli As O 167 2mL
295859 E.coli As O 168 2mL
295866 E.coli As O 169 2mL
295873 E.coli As O 18 2mL
295880 E.coli As O 20 2mL
295897 E.coli As O 25 2mL
295903 E.coli As O 26 2mL
295910 E.coli As O 27 2mL
295927 E.coli As O 28ac 2mL
295934 E.coli As O 29 2mL
295941 E.coli As O 44 2mL
295958 E.coli As O 55 2mL
295965 E.coli As O 6 2mL
295972 E.coli As O 63 2mL
215758 E.coli As O 74 2mL
295989 E.coli As O 78 2mL
295996 E.coli As O 8 2mL
296009 E.coli As O 86a 2mL
215765 E.coli As O 91 2mL
215741 E.coli As poly 9 2mL
292490 E.coli As poly II (alternative) 2mL
292506 E.coli As poly III (alternative) 2mL
292513 E.coli As poly IV (alternative) 2mL
296016 Escherichia coli As poly 1 2mL
296023 Escherichia coli As poly 2 2mL
296030 Escherichia coli As poly 3 2mL
296047 Escherichia coli As poly 4 2mL
296054 Escherichia coli As poly 5 2mL
296061 Escherichia coli As poly 6 2mL
296078 Escherichia coli As poly 7 2mL
296085 Escherichia coli As poly 8 2mL
295347 Escherichia coli As set 1 2mLX51
295354 Escherichia coli As set 2 5mLX22
213891 Toxigenic E.coli pili As 987P 5mL
213877 Toxigenic E.coli pili As K88 5mL
213884 Toxigenic E.coli pili As K99 5mL
200457 Toxigenic E.coli pili As set 5mLX3
Haemophilus influenzae Antisera

Haemophilus influenzae is a short, non-motile, capsulated bacillus which does not form endospores.

These are antisera used for the serotyping of Haemophilus influenzae capsules and are liquid products that contain type­-specific agglutinins.

When these products are used, the capsular type can be identified by slide agglutination.

The antisera are prepared by hyper-immunizing rabbits with bacterial strains with each of the 6 type specific capsules a, b, c, d, e, and f. After bleeding, the serum is separated, heated at 56°C for 30 minutes, absorbed to remove the non-specific agglutinins and sterilized by filtration. As a preservative, sodium azide is added at 0.08 w/v%.

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293695 Haemophilus influenzae As a 2mL
293701 Haemophilus influenzae As b 2mL
293718 Haemophilus influenzae As c 2mL
293725 Haemophilus influenzae As d 2mL
293732 Haemophilus influenzae As e 2mL
293749 Haemophilus influenzae As f 2mL
293688 Haemophilus influenzae As set 2mLX6
Listeria Antisera

Listeria monocytogenes is a Gram-positive short-form bacillus having flagella, which does not form endospores. Taxonomically, eight bacterial strains belong to Listeria. Among these bacterial strains, one bacterial strain L. monocytogenes is considered pathogenic in humans and animals. These antisera are intended for O-antigen and H-antigen typing of L. monocytogenes and each antiserum is a liquid product that contains agglutinins specific to each antigen type. These antisera are prepared by hyper-immunizing rabbits with heat-inactivated whole cells or flagella, heating at 56°C for 30 minutes, and removing cross agglutinins by absorption and filtrating them through a sterilized membrane. Each antiserum contains 0.08 w/v% sodium azide as a preservative.

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294494 Listeria As H-A 5mL
294500 Listeria As H-AB 5mL
294517 Listeria As H-C 5mL
294524 Listeria As H-D 5mL
294531 Listeria As O Ⅰ 2mL
294548 Listeria As O Ⅰ/Ⅱ 2mL
294555 Listeria As O Ⅳ 2mL
294562 Listeria As O Ⅴ/Ⅵ 2mL
294579 Listeria As O Ⅵ 2mL
294586 Listeria As O Ⅶ 2mL
294593 Listeria As O Ⅷ 2mL
294609 Listeria As O Ⅸ 2mL
294616 Listeria As set 2X8 5X4
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Antisera

Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) is a gram-negative bacillus with monotrichate flagellum and motility. It is of significance due to its effects caused by opportunistic infection.

These products are liquid sera which contain specific antibodies against O-group antigens and are used for O-serogrouping of P. aeruginosa by slide agglutination. The antisera are prepared by immunising rabbits with antigens prepared from reference strains that have been heated at 100°C for 60 minutes. After bleeding, the serum is separated, inactivated at 56°C for 30 minutes, absorbed to remove non-specific agglutinins and filtered under sterile conditions.

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213587 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp A 2mL
213594 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp B 2mL
213600 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp C 2mL
213617 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp D 2mL
213624 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp E 2mL
213631 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp F 2mL
213648 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp G 2mL
213655 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp H 2mL
213662 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp I 2mL
213679 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp J 2mL
213686 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp K 2mL
213693 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp L 2mL
213709 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp M 2mL
213716 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As Gp N 2mL
213556 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As poly Ⅰ 2mL
213563 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As poly Ⅱ 2mL
213570 Pseudomonas aeruginosa As poly Ⅲ 2mL
200372 Pseudomonas aeruginosa Grouping As set 2mLX17
Salmonella Antisera

Salmonella belongs to the family Enterobacteriaceae, is a gram negative, non-spore forming rod shaped bacillus, and the cause many types of infections from mild gastroenteritis to life threatening typhoid fever. Salmonella can be serotyped according to somatic antigens O (group O: O 2 – O 67), surface Vi, phase I flagellar and phase II flagellar (H types: H-a – H-z81) antigens. The somatic O antigens are heat stable and upon which grouping of the organism is based. The H antigens are heat labile and usually associated with motility. H antigen exists in two phases: phase I and phase II.

Deben Diagnostics Salmonella antisera are liquid products, containing specific agglutinins for each group O antigen, Vi antigen and H antigen, that are used for the serological identification of various Salmonella serotypes according to Kauffman-White classification. The antisera are prepared by hyper-immunizing healthy rabbits with reference strains, heating to 56°C for 30 minutes or using formalin treatment, removing analogous agglutinins by suction, before antiseptic filtration. For the preparation of H antisera, reference strains of the organisms killed by formalin treatment are used as an antigen, and for the preparation of Vi serum, Citrobacter ballerup, a strain that has Vi antigen, is used.

Group O antisera are used for the determination test of Salmonella serotypes using slide agglutination, and H antisera using tube agglutination or slide agglutination.

The antisera are available monovalent or polyvalent, singularly or in sets.

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290793 Salmonella As H-z29 2mL
292421 Salmonella As H Polyvalent phase 1 & 2 2mL
292445 Salmonella As H Rapid 1 2mL
292452 Salmonella As H Rapid 2 2mL
292469 Salmonella As H Rapid 3 2mL
290571 Salmonella As H-1 2mL
294043 Salmonella As H-1 5mL
290625 Salmonella As H-2 2mL
294135 Salmonella As H-2 5mL
290632 Salmonella As H-5 2mL
294142 Salmonella As H-5 5mL
290649 Salmonella As H-6 2mL
294159 Salmonella As H-6 5mL
290656 Salmonella As H-7 2mL
294166 Salmonella As H-7 5mL
290458 Salmonella As H-a 2mL
293923 Salmonella As H-a 5mL
290465 Salmonella As H-b 2mL
293930 Salmonella As H-b 5mL
290472 Salmonella As H-c 2mL
293947 Salmonella As H-c 5mL
290489 Salmonella As H-d 2mL
293954 Salmonella As H-d 5mL
292520 Salmonella As H-E (Complex) 2mL
290496 Salmonella As H-e,h 2mL
293961 Salmonella As H-e,h 5mL
290564 Salmonella As H-e,n 2mL
294036 Salmonella As H-e,n 5mL
290670 Salmonella As H-f 2mL
294180 Salmonella As H-f 5mL
290502 Salmonella As H-G 2mL
293978 Salmonella As H-G 5mL
291882 Salmonella As H-g,p 5mL
290519 Salmonella As H-i 2mL
293985 Salmonella As H-i 5mL
290526 Salmonella As H-k 2mL
293992 Salmonella As H-k 5mL
294005 Salmonella As H-L 5mL
290687 Salmonella As H-m 2mL
294197 Salmonella As H-m 5mL
290694 Salmonella As H-p 2mL
294203 Salmonella As H-p 5mL
290700 Salmonella As H-q 2mL
294210 Salmonella As H-q 5mL
290540 Salmonella As H-r 2mL
294012 Salmonella As H-r 5mL
290717 Salmonella As H-s 2mL
294227 Salmonella As H-s 5mL
290724 Salmonella As H-t 2mL
294234 Salmonella As H-t 5mL
290823 Salmonella As H-u 2mL
294241 Salmonella As H-u 5mL
290588 Salmonella As H-v 2mL
294098 Salmonella As H-v 5mL
290595 Salmonella As H-w 2mL
294104 Salmonella As H-w 5mL
290762 Salmonella As H-x 2mL
294289 Salmonella As H-x 5mL
290557 Salmonella As H-y 2mL
294029 Salmonella As H-y 5mL
290809 Salmonella As H-z 2mL
294050 Salmonella As H-z 5mL
290786 Salmonella As H-z10 2mL
294074 Salmonella As H-z10 5mL
290601 Salmonella As H-z13 2mL
294111 Salmonella As H-z13 5mL
290779 Salmonella As H-z15 2mL
294296 Salmonella As H-z15 5mL
290731 Salmonella As H-z23 2mL
294258 Salmonella As H-z23 5mL
290748 Salmonella As H-z24 2mL
294265 Salmonella As H-z24 5mL
290618 Salmonella As H-z28 2mL
294128 Salmonella As H-z28 5mL
294081 Salmonella As H-z29 5mL
290755 Salmonella As H-z32 2mL
294272 Salmonella As H-z32 5mL
290816 Salmonella As H-z4 2mL
294067 Salmonella As H-z4 5mL
290663 Salmonella As H-z6 2mL
294173 Salmonella As H-z6 5mL
294302 Salmonella As O 1,3,19 2mL
294319 Salmonella As O 11 2mL
294326 Salmonella As O 13 2mL
294333 Salmonella As O 16 2mL
292575 Salmonella As O 17 2mL
294340 Salmonella As O 18 2mL
294364 Salmonella As O 2 2mL
294371 Salmonella As O 21 2mL
292582 Salmonella As O 28 2mL
294388 Salmonella As O 3,10 2mL
294395 Salmonella As O 35 2mL
292599 Salmonella As O 39 2mL
294401 Salmonella As O 4 2mL
291875 Salmonella As O 6 2mL
294418 Salmonella As O 6,14 2mL
294425 Salmonella As O 7 2mL
294432 Salmonella As O 8 2mL
294449 Salmonella As O 9 2mL
294456 Salmonella As O 9,46 2mL
292537 Salmonella As Omnivalent 2mL
211910 Salmonella As phase H-1 5mL
211798 Salmonella As phase H-a 5mL
211804 Salmonella As phase H-b 5mL
211811 Salmonella As phase H-c 5mL
211828 Salmonella As phase H-d 5mL
211835 Salmonella As phase H-e,h 5mL
211903 Salmonella As phase H-e,n 5mL
211842 Salmonella As phase H-G 5mL
211859 Salmonella As phase H-i 5mL
211866 Salmonella As phase H-k 5mL
211873 Salmonella As phase H-L 5mL
211880 Salmonella As phase H-r 5mL
211897 Salmonella As phase H-y 5mL
211927 Salmonella As phase H-z 5mL
211941 Salmonella As phase H-z10 5mL
211958 Salmonella As phase H-z29 5mL
211934 Salmonella As phase H-z4 5mL
200181 Salmonella As phase Set 17 x 5mL
294463 Salmonella As Polyvalent O 2mL
292483 Salmonella As Polyvalent O (A-G) 2mL
292476 Salmonella As Polyvalent O (A-S) 2mL
294357 Salmonella As Polyvalent O 1 2mL
293855 Salmonella As Set 1 18 x 2mL
293862 Salmonella As Set 2 17 x 5mL
293879 Salmonella As Set 3 4 x 5mL
293886 Salmonella As Set 4 5 x 5mL
293893 Salmonella As Set 5 7 x 5mL
293909 Salmonella As Set 6 5 x 5mL
293916 Salmonella As Set 7 3 x 2mL, 2 x 5mL
294470 Salmonella As Vi 2mL
290533 Salmonella H-L 2mL
Shigella Antisera

Shigella is a nonmotile gram-negative bacillus, belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family. The organisms orally taken in invade the epithelial cells of the large intestine to cause shigellosis with (mucous and bloody) diarrhoea, fever and abdominal pain as chief complaints. Shigella is classified into the following 4 species by serological properties of somatic antigens (O antigens) and biochemical properties according to the recommendation (1984) of the International Enterobacteriaceae Grouping Subcommittee based on Ewing’s proposal in 1949:    S. dysenteriae (subgroup A), S. flexneri (subgroup B), S. boydii (subgroup C) and S. sonnei (subgroup D). S. dysenteriae is classified into 12 serologic types by antigen type, S. flexneri into 6 serotypes and 13 subtypes by antigen type and group, S boydii into 18 serotypes by antigen type. There is one serotype as for S. sonnei, which is classified into 2 antigens, phase I (smooth: S type) and phase II (rough: R type) according to the S-R mutation of the O antigen.

These products are polyvalent sera or monovalent sera used for serotyping of Shigella by slide agglutination, each of which contains a specific agglutinin. Each polyvalent serum is prepared by hyperimmunizing healthy pigs with the inactivated organisms, heating the obtained serum at 56°C for 30 minutes, removing analogous agglutinins with suction and aseptically filtrating them. As for monovalent sera, healthy rabbits are hyperimmunized to obtain sera.

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295095 Shigella As boydii 1 2mL
295101 Shigella As boydii 10 2mL
295118 Shigella As boydii 11 2mL
295125 Shigella As boydii 12 2mL
295132 Shigella As boydii 13 2mL
295149 Shigella As boydii 14 2mL
295156 Shigella As boydii 15 2mL
295163 Shigella As boydii 16 2mL
295170 Shigella As boydii 17 2mL
295187 Shigella As boydii 18 2mL
295200 Shigella As boydii 2 2mL
295224 Shigella As boydii 3 2mL
295248 Shigella As boydii 4 2mL
295255 Shigella As boydii 5 2mL
295262 Shigella As boydii 6 2mL
295279 Shigella As boydii 7 2mL
295286 Shigella As boydii 8 2mL
295293 Shigella As boydii 9 2mL
295309 Shigella As boydii poly C 2mL
295194 Shigella As boydii poly C1 2mL
295217 Shigella As boydii poly C2 2mL
295231 Shigella As boydii poly C3 2mL
294852 Shigella As dysenteriae 1 2mL
294869 Shigella As dysenteriae 10 2mL
294876 Shigella As dysenteriae 11 2mL
294883 Shigella As dysenteriae 12 2mL
294906 Shigella As dysenteriae 2 2mL
294913 Shigella As dysenteriae 3 2mL
294920 Shigella As dysenteriae 4 2mL
294937 Shigella As dysenteriae 5 2mL
294944 Shigella As dysenteriae 6 2mL
294951 Shigella As dysenteriae 7 2mL
294968 Shigella As dysenteriae 8 2mL
294975 Shigella As dysenteriae 9 2mL
294982 Shigella As dysenteriae poly A 2mL
294890 Shigella As dysenteriae poly A1 2mL
294999 Shigella As flexneri (3)4 2mL
295057 Shigella As flexneri 6 2mL
295071 Shigella As flexneri 7(8) 2mL
295002 Shigella As flexneri Ⅰ 2mL
295019 Shigella As flexneri Ⅱ 2mL
295026 Shigella As flexneri Ⅲ 2mL
295033 Shigella As flexneri Ⅳ 2mL
295040 Shigella As flexneri Ⅴ 2mL
295064 Shigella As flexneri Ⅵ 2mL
295088 Shigella As flexneri poly B 2mL
294821 Shigella As set 1 2mLX49
294838 Shigella As set 2 2mLX19
294845 Shigella As set 3 2mLX8
295316 Shigella As sonnei phaseⅠ 2mL
295323 Shigella As sonnei phaseⅡ 2mL
295330 Shigella As sonnei poly D 2mL
Staphylococcal Coagulase Antisera

Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is a typical causal microorganism for purulent diseases such as wound infection and is a leading cause of food poisoning. It is also widely known as a cause of Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome (SSSS) and Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS). Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a known cause of nosocomial infections including serious sepsis and enteritis in patients with impaired immunological function or postoperative patients.

Free coagulase is produced extracellularly by S. aureus which coagulates human plasma or that of animals such as rabbits but is neutralised by antisera. This product is for typing of Staphylococcal coagulase and is prepared by hyperimmunising healthy rabbits with purified coagulase.

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270061 Staphylococcal Coagulase As Ⅰ 5mL
270078 Staphylococcal Coagulase As Ⅱ 5mL
270085 Staphylococcal Coagulase As Ⅲ 5mL
270092 Staphylococcal Coagulase As Ⅳ 5mL
270108 Staphylococcal Coagulase As Ⅴ 5mL
270115 Staphylococcal Coagulase As Ⅵ 5mL
270122 Staphylococcal Coagulase As Ⅶ 5mL
270139 Staphylococcal Coagulase As Ⅷ 5mL
270016 Staphylococcal Coagulase As set 5mLX8
Streptococcus pneumoniae Antisera

Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) is the most common cause of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CAP) and otitis media, and the second most common cause of meningitis in infants and children which may lead to learning disabilities and hearing impairment. Mortality occurs in approximately 10-15% of hospitalised adults with invasive disease. While vaccines are available, widespread overuse of antibiotics has contributed to the emergence of drug resistant strains.

S. pneumoniae is serotyped based on the antigenicity of the capsular polysaccharide. This product contains antibodies specific to the capsular antigens of S. pneumoniae. The sera are prepared by hyperimmunising healthy rabbits with reference strains (ATCC) of S. pneumoniae, heating at 56°C for 30 minutes, and removing cross agglutinins by absorption and aseptic filtration.

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270054 Streptococcus pneumoniae As set 2mLX47
270542 Streptococcus pneumoniae Poly 1 As 2mL
270559 Streptococcus pneumoniae Poly 2 As 2mL
270566 Streptococcus pneumoniae Poly 3 As 2mL
270573 Streptococcus pneumoniae Poly 4 As 2mL
270580 Streptococcus pneumoniae Poly 5 As 2mL
270597 Streptococcus pneumoniae Poly 6 As 2mL
270603 Streptococcus pneumoniae Poly 7 As 2mL
270610 Streptococcus pneumoniae Poly 8 As 2mL
270627 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 1 As 2mL
270719 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 10 As 2mL
270726 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 11 As 2mL
270733 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 12 As 2mL
270740 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 14 As 2mL
270757 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 15 As 2mL
270764 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 16 As 2mL
270771 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 17 As 2mL
270788 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 18 As 2mL
270795 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 19 As 2mL
270634 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 2 As 2mL
270801 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 20 As 2mL
270818 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 21 As 2mL
270825 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 22 As 2mL
270832 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 23 As 2mL
270849 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 24 As 2mL
270856 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 25 As 2mL
270863 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 27 As 2mL
270870 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 28 As 2mL
270887 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 29 As 2mL
270641 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 3 As 2mL
270894 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 31 As 2mL
270900 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 32 As 2mL
270917 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 33 As 2mL
270924 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 34 As 2mL
270931 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 35 As 2mL
270948 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 36 As 2mL
270955 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 38 As 2mL
270962 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 39 As 2mL
270658 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 4 As 2mL
270979 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 40 As 2mL
270986 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 41 As 2mL
270993 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 46 As 2mL
271006 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 47 As 2mL
270665 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 5 As 2mL
270672 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 6 As 2mL
270689 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 7 As 2mL
270696 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 8 As 2mL
270702 Streptococcus pneumoniae type 9 As 2mL
Vibrio cholerae Antisera

Vibrio cholerae (V. cholerae) belongs to the family Vibrionaceae, is a highly motile, gram-negative curved rod bacillus, and a cause of intestinal infection. Serological typing of V. cholerae is based on its O somatic antigens and is classified into over 200 types, although of these, only serotypes O1 and O139 are the causative agents of cholera, a highly contagious disease characterised by severe diarrhoea due to the production of toxins produced by the bacteria.

V. cholerae O1 strains are classified into biovar classical type and biovar eltor type according to their biological characteristics, and both consist of at least three types of antigenic factor: A, B, and C, leading strains to be classified into serovar Ogawa or Inaba according to the presence of factor B/C. The transitional type from serovar Ogawa to serovar Inaba is referred to as serovar Hikojima.

Deben Diagnostics V. cholerae antisera are liquid products that contain a specific agglutinin and are used for the serotyping of V. cholerae O1 and O139. The antisera are prepared by hyper-immunizing healthy rabbits with the reference strains. Antisera are separated, heated at 56°C for 30 minutes, non-specific agglutinins are removed, and then sterilized by filtration.

The antisera are available monovalent or O1 polyvalent, singularly or as an O1 set.

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294487 V. cholerae As O139 ‘Bengal’ 2mL
293824 V. cholerae As Inaba 2mL
293848 V. cholerae As Ogawa 2mL
293831 V. cholerae Polyvalent As 2mL
293817 V. cholerae As Set 3 x 2mL
Yersinia Antisera

Yersinia enterocolitica (Y. enterocolitica) is a Gram-negative short-form bacillus belonging to family Enterobacteriaceae. The Y. enterocolitica antisera are immune sera to be used for identifying groups O3, O5, O8 and O9 of Wauters’ classification of Y. enterocolitica by slide agglutination. These groups are considered as having conspicuous pathogenicity in humans. The antisera are liquid products that contain agglutinins specific to each group shown on the vial label. Each antiserum is prepared by hyperimmunising healthy rabbits with Wauters’ reference strains and inactivating the serum at 56°C for 30 minutes. After removing the cross agglutinins by absorption, the serum is sterilised by filtration.

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293770 Yersinia enterocolitica As O 3 2mL
293787 Yersinia enterocolitica As O 5 2mL
293794 Yersinia enterocolitica As O 8 2mL
293800 Yersinia enterocolitica As O 9 2mL
293763 Yersinia enterocolitica As poly O 1,2 2mL
293756 Yersinia enterocolitica O-As set 2mLX5
215093 Yersinia pseudotuberculosis As 1 2mL
215109 Yersinia pseudotuberculosis As 2 2mL
215116 Yersinia pseudotuberculosis As 3 2mL
215123 Yersinia pseudotuberculosis As 4 2mL
215130 Yersinia pseudotuberculosis As 5 2mL
215147 Yersinia pseudotuberculosis As 6 2mL
200556 Yersinia pseudotuberculosis As set 2mLX6

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