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Pricing and Online Ordering at www.alphalabs.co.uk Neuroimmunology and Autoimmunity Neuroimmunology and Autoimmunity Esoteric Test Anti-Interferonb (IFNb) Autoantibodies IFNβ is used as a therapy for Multiple Sclerosis (MS). However, a substantial number of patients fail to respond to IFNβ because of an autoimmune response, whereby antibodies are raised by the patient and neutralise the effect of the IFNβ. Since IFNβ treatment is costly, screening patients for IFNβ binding antibodies is a cost effective method of assessing the likely efficacy of treatment of MS. n Quantitative ELISA n Detects: autoantibodies to therapeutically administered Interferon-β n Time to result: 4.5hours n Sample type: 20μl serum (1 in 50 dilution) n Standard range: 20-500 BTU n Cut-off: 50 BTU Anti-IFN Autoantibodies Catalogue Number Description Pack Size EK-IFNB Anti-Interferonβ Autoantibodies 96 wells BUHLMANN Laboratories Note - BTU: arbitrary BÜHLMANN Titer Units. BTUs at the cut-off points express the titer or dilution at which a reference pool generates a positive signal. n email order sales@alphalabs.co.uk n freefax order 0800 614249 317


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