DHEA-S EIA Kit

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Features

  • SAMPLE RANGE - Measure from 60,000 to 96 pg/mL
  • SAMPLE - Serum, Plasma, Saliva, Urine, and Media plus Fecal Extracts
  • SAMPLES/KIT - 41 or 233 in Duplicate
  • SMALL SAMPLE SIZE - 1 µL Serum or Plasma
Multi Species and Most Sensitive

Description

The DetectX® Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S) Immunoassay kit uses a specifically generated antibody to measure DHEA-S in serum, plasma, urine, and saliva samples. The kit will also measure DHEA-S present in fecal extracts and tissue culture media samples.  Standards or diluted samples are pipetted into a clear microtiter plate coated with an antibody to capture sheep antibodies. A DHEA-S-peroxidase conjugate is added to the standards and samples in the wells. The binding reaction is initiated by the addition of a polyclonal antibody to DHEA-S to each well. After a 2 hour incubation the plate is washed and substrate is added. The substrate reacts with the bound DHEA-S-peroxidase conjugate. The intensity of the generated color is detected in a microtiter plate reader at 450nm.

DHEA-S is primarily produced by the adrenal glands and it is useful as a marker for adrenal function. Adrenal tumors, cancers, and hyperplasia can lead to the overproduction of DHEA-S. High DHEA-S levels can lead to amenorrhea and visible symptoms of virilization. These changes vary in severity and may include: a deeper voice, hirsutism, male pattern baldness, muscularity, acne and enlargement of the Adam’s apple. Women with polycystic ovary syndrome tend to have elevated levels of DHEA-S. Excess levels of DHEA-S in children can cause precocious puberty in boys; and ambiguous external genitalia, excess body hair, and abnormal menstrual periods in girls.

K054-H

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Item Catalog # Price
DHEA-S EIA Kit, 1 PlateK054-H1$305.00Inquire About This Product
DHEA-S EIA Kit, 5 PlateK054-H5$1,195.00Inquire About This Product

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