ApplicationNo. 05/713348 filed on 08/11/1976
US Classes:436/515, Through a gel (e.g., Ouchterlony technique, etc.)422/57, Having coated reagent435/7.25, Erythrocyte436/520, Red blood cell436/522, Lysis of red blood cell membrane436/828PROTEIN A
ExaminersPrimary: Meyers, Albert T.
Assistant: Fagelson, Anna P.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesA61K 39/44 (20060101)
G01N 33/555 (20060101)
G01N 33/554 (20060101)
AbstractMethod for detecting and quantifying an antigen by contacting with erythrocytes coated with antibody specific to the antigen and reactive therewith, followed by treatment with developer comprising antibody reactive with the antigen and with complement. Lysis of the erythrocytes serves to detect the presence of the antigen or of a cell secreting the antigen.