Third generation Enzyme Immuno Assay (ELISA) for the determination of antibodies to Tripanosoma cruzi (Tc) in human plasma and sera.
The kit may be used for the screening of blood units and the follow-up of Tc-infected patients.
For “in vitro” diagnostic use only.
Tripanosomes are flagellar protozoa known to infect humans and cause the Chaga’s disease (T.cruzi) and the Sleeping Sickness (T.brucei).
Chaga’s disease is mainly spread in south America countries but is known to be present also in south USA and some African regions.