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Pneumococcus Antisera

Intended for in vitro diagnostic testing in clinical microbiological laboratories, reference laboratories, and the pharmaceutical industry for the quality control of vaccines. 

SSI Diagnostica offers a wide range of pneumococcus antisera.

Our high-quality antisera have been a decisive factor in vaccine development over many decades. We offer high titer antisera for the effective and reliable QC testing of vaccines.

All SSI Diagnostica latex products are called ImmuLexTM (a contraction of Immunology and latex). The polyclonal pool, type and factor antisera are purified and coupled to blue latex particles. All of the products are absorbed free of cross-reactions.

Each product is supplied in a plastic bottle with 1.5 ml ready-to-use latex reagent, sufficient for approx. 75 tests.
Pool antisera are a mixture of antisera. Pools A-I contains antisera against all serotypes, while pools P-T are mixtures of antisera against the 23-valent vaccine serotypes. By combining the two pool systems (ImmuLexTM Pneumotest-Latex), the 23 serotypes can be serotyped easily to type/group level.

Pneumococcus Antisera Solutions

High Titer Pneumococcal Antisera

High Level & Long Lasting Affinity with High Titer Pneumococcal Antisera

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Omni antiserum

Omni antiserum for use when performing Neufeld tests. Including 91 pneumococci serotypes.

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Pneumococcus for Neufeld

Pool antisera for use in performing Neufeld reactions.

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Pneumotest kit

Pneumotest Kit containing 12 pool antisera for Neufeld testing.

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CWPS

CWPS antiserum for for Neufeld testing.

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ImmuLexTM Pneumococcus

ImmuLex™ pool antisera are latex products for agglutination serotyping.

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ImmuLexTM S. Pneumoniae Omni

ImmuLex™ S. pneumoniae Omni is a rapid latex test for detection of all pneumococci. After 10 seconds a positive reaction will appear.

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ImmuLexTM Pneumococcus kits

SSI Diagnostica offers a range of Pneumococcus latex kits for serotyping based on agglutination.

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Clinical relevance

Serotyping of pneumococci is used for surveillance of serotype distribution in connection with pneumococcal vaccination of both children and adults. Following the introduction of the various vaccines, an increased incidence of serotypes which were not previously so dominant has been observed.

Background

Pneumococcal antisera from SSI Diagnostica are intended for in vitro diagnostic testing in clinical microbiological laboratories, in reference laboratories, and in the pharmaceutical industry for the quality control of vaccines. All antisera are polyclonal and produced by immunising rabbits with well-defined reference strains. The specific pool, group and type antisera are absorbed free of cross-reactions. Factor antisera are absorbed free of cross-reactions within the group. 

Competence

Thanks to our many years of experience producing and serotyping pneumococci, we are able to offer reliable advice and serotyping. 

Quality

SSI Diagnostica’s antisera are high quality, CE-marked and produced in accordance with DS/EN ISO 13485. The shelf life is 4 years from the date of production, and a minimum of 2 years from delivery. 

Simpler for the better

If you work within the field of microbiology, you might be familiar with Occam’s Razor. At SSI Diagnostica, we champion a slightly adapted version of this principle: The simplest solution is usually the best one.

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