The test facilitates marking presence of antibodies of IgM and/ or IgG class specific for Babesia microti in the plasma, with the use of indirect immunofluorescence technique. Babesia microti is a blood parasite (it attacks erythrocytes), which causes babesiosis. A reservoir and a vector for this protozoon are in particular ticks and probably wild carnivorous animals. A positive test result indicates the presence of antibodies directed against B. microti in a relevant class of antibodies.
Sample type: plasma, serum
Delivery and storage: at 4-8°C
Testing method: Indirect immunofluorescence (IFA)
Turn out time: up to 7 work days