Mycoplasma Detection kit

 

Description* Product Code
Mycoplasma detection kit (25 tests) 1103A
Mycoplasma detection kit (50 tests) 1103B

A Chromogenic Test for the rapid detection of Mycoplasma agalactiae, Mycoplasma bovis and Mycoplasma verecundum in veterinary disease.  Mycoplasma agalactiae and Mycoplasma bovis are closely related. M. agalactiae is the primary etiological agent of contagious agalactiae in sheep and goats. M. bovis is a frequently occurring bovine pathogen associated with mastitis, genital and ocular lesions and in calves and young cattle, pneumonia and arthritis.

 KEY FEATURES

  • Rapid: Detection time within 30-60 minutes
  • Easy to perform: Extremely simple test and takes just a single step. Assay procedures performed at room temperature.
  • High Specificity: Test is highly specific for the detection of Mycoplasma agalactiae an Mycoplasma bovis in 1 hour. verecundum appears diffused red in 3 hours
  • Versatility: Suitable for all Mycoplasma agar media

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Figure 1. Mycoplasma assay procedure

 

 

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Figure 2. Image of Mycoplasma species after the addition of the company’s Mycoplasma detection reagent

References:  Khan L et al. (2000) A chromogenic substrate for rapid detection of Mycoplasma agalactiae and Mycoplasma bovis Abstracts of the 13th IOM (International Organisation for Mycoplasmology) Congress, Japan, p26.

Parker et al. (2018) A review of mycoplasma diagnostics in cattle. J Vet Int Med. 32:1241-1252.