SpecificityPurified virions. Specific to H1N1 by IHA. Does not react with HEp-2 cells. May cross-react with Chicken cellular proteins. Does not cross-react with Influenza B, RSV, Para 1-3 or Adenovirus.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Application notesIF: 1/10 - 1/50. Acetone fixation of the antigen source is recommended prior to staining.
IHC-P: Use at an assay dependent dilution.
Not tested in other applications.
Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
RelevanceInfluenza A and B are the two types of influenza viruses that cause epidemic human disease. Influenza type C infections cause a mild respiratory illness and are not thought to cause epidemics.
Influenza A viruses are further categorized into subtypes on the basis of two surface antigens: hemagglutinin (H) and neuraminidase (N). Strains are also described by geographic origin, strain number and year of isolation.
References for Anti-Influenza A Virus antibody (FITC) (ab20388)
This product has been referenced in:
Nakayama M et al. Protection against H5N1 highly pathogenic avian and pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus infection in cynomolgus monkeys by an inactivated H5N1 whole particle vaccine. PLoS One8:e82740 (2013).
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