Histomonas meleagridis qPCR Kit

Catalogue Number: MD06241-NZY

Type:qPCR Kits
Shipping Condition:RT
Storage Condition:-70°C
Unit(s): 100 reactions
Application: qPCR


Description: Histomonas meleagridis is a species of parasitic protozoan that infects a wide range of birds including chickens, turkeys, peafowl, quail and pheasants, causing infectious enterohepatitis, or histomoniasis (blackhead diseases). H. meleagridis can infect many birds, but it is most deadly in turkeys. It inhabits the lumen of cecum and parenchyma of liver, where it causes extensive necrosis. Histomonas meleagridis qPCR Kit is designed for the in vitro detection of H. meleagridis genomes. The kit is built to have the broadest possible detection profile whilst remaining specific to H. meleagridis. Thus, this kit has been designed for the specific (inclusivity) and exclusive (exclusivity) in vitro detection of this species. The primers and probe sequences have very high (>95%) homology with a broad range of H. meleagridis genomes based on a comprehensive bioinformatic analysis with all reference data within the NCBI database. Other closely related species are not detected. If required, a complementary kit for the detection of an endogenous gene of the species from which samples are being extracted is available at NZYTech (see Vet, Food & Pharma). The complementary usage of an Endogenous Detection reaction provides a solid confirmation that nucleic acids were properly extracted from the selected biological matrix. If you require further information or have a specific question about the detection profile of this kit, please send an e-mail to info@nzytech.com and our scientific team will answer your question. This kit is designed to be used by trained users in a suitable molecular biology laboratory environment.

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Histomonas meleagridis qPCR Kit is designed for the in vitro detection of H. meleagridis genomes.


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