A Breath of Fresh Air – HYCOR’s Broad Array of Allergy Tests

There is increasing concern about the growing incidence of allergies, which creates a definitive need for the benefits of serum-based IgE Allergy testing. HYCOR’s line of Allergy tests provides clinicians with important information that helps them effectively manage their patient’s care. HYCOR Allergy tests are based on HYCOR’s activated cellulose solid-phase technology, with demonstrated equivalence to fluorescence enzyme immunoassay (FEIA)

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Hytec Testing

Reagents for an immunoglobulin E (IgE) test, often performed as part of an initial screen for allergies.

  • Quantitative specific and total IgE test results with traceability to WHO standards
  • Comprehensive allergen menu
  • Proven activated cellulose solid-phase technology
  • Fully automated EIA
  • Excellent correlation to other allergy testing methods
  • HYCOR Allergy Assays Declaration of Conformity with ISO/IEC Guide 22

 

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www.whatisallergy.com

Hytec Specific/Total IgE

Products for fully automated use on the HYTEC™ 288 Plus for the diagnosis of a Type I Allergy (immediate type reaction): Specific/Total IgE.

  • Specific IgE and Total IgE can be tested within the same HYTEC™ 288 run using the same reagents.Calibrator set 74119 contains 5 standards (0.35 – 0.7 – 3.5 – 17.5 – 100 IU/mL) that are calibrated to the WHO reference preparation 2nd IRP 75/502.
  • Extended calibrator set 74129 includes an additional zero level calibrator to provide greater sensitivity below 0.35 IU/mL.
  • Alkaline phosphatase/para-nitrophenyl phosphate (AP/pNPP) is used as the detection system.
  • Total IgE values are expressed between 7 and 2000 IU/mL.

Specific IgG

For the diagnosis of a Type III Allergy (immune complexes) and monitoring of immunotherapy: Specific IgG

  • The calibrator set contains 4 standards (30 – 100 – 300 – 1000 ng/mL) that are calibrated to the WHO reference preparation 1st IRP 67/86.
  • A stored reference curve is valid for 30 days.
  • Alkaline phosphatase/para-nitrophenyl phosphate is used as the detection system.
  • Results are reported in µg/mL.

Specific IgG4

For monitoring of immunotherapy and for research purposes: Specific IgG4.

  • The calibrator set contains 4 standards (10 – 50 – 250 – 1000 ng/mL).
  • Alkaline phosphatase/para-nitrophenyl phosphate (AP/pNPP) is used as the detection system.
  • Results are reported in µg/mL.
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