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Antibody-based Protein Detection (Western, ELISA, IF, IP, IHC), ChIP Assays, ELISA, IF, IHC
E. coli specific monoclonal antibodies
A set of 7 monoclonal antibodies specific to the food borne pathogen E. coli O157 is available from ViroStat, Inc.
E. coli O157, an enterohemorrhagic strain of the E. coli bacterium, secretes harmful toxins and is the most common serotype associated with disease. According to the company, the antibodies target the unique “O” polysaccharide found on the surface lipopolysaccharide (LPS) of the bacteria. The antibodies can be used in ELISA, IFA, and other rapid test formats.
 
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ViroStat was founded in 1985 by Dr. Douglas McAllister to provide infectious disease antibody tools to researchers and manufacturers. These include the areas of virology, bacteriology and parasitology. Applications for these include detection of respiratory agents, STD agents, gastrointestinal agents/toxins and food borne pathogens.

The company offers more than 500 infectious disease reagents including their MONOTOPE™ monoclonal antibodies, OMNITOPE™ polyclonal antibodies and numerous recombinant antigens. Many of these antibodies are used by manufacturers of rapid, point of care tests currently made and sold in the US.

Because ViroStat is the primary manufacturer of these antibodies, they have the knowledge and experience to offer excellent customer service and technical support to your laboratory staff on any scale from 100 ug to 10 grams.