DPP® VetTB Assay for Cervids

PrimaTB Stat-Pak

Chembio has developed an innovative diagnostic assay based on the patented DPP® technology for tuberculosis (TB) in Cervids. The Chembio DPP® VetTB Assay for Cervids is a single-use immuno-chromatographic, rapid test for the detection of antibodies to Mycobacterium bovis in serum of Elk / Red Deer (Cervus elaphus), Fallow Deer (Dama dama), and White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus). The test is used as an aid in the diagnosis of TB in conjunction with other diagnostic methods.

Ordering Information

Order Includes:
  • DPP® VetTB test devices
  • DPP® VetTB buffer vial (6mL)
  • Product insert
Product DescriptionQuantityCatalog Number
DPP® VetTB Assay for Cervids20 Tests65-9150-0
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For Use With:

  • Serum

Assay Features:

  • Simple, two-step procedure
  • Minimal sample size required – 5 µL of serum
  • Detects IgG antibodies
  • Easy to interpret qualitative results in 15 – 20 minutes
  • Requires no refrigeration for storage and no special laboratory instrumentation
  • Built-in procedural control
  • Adaptable to use with a quantitative reader for data recording and archiving
  • Long shelf life – 12 months at room temperature storage
  • Easily adaptable for field testing – “trap-test-cull” approach
  • Animals need only be handled once to complete the test
  • Easy to collect samples with less trauma to the animal

Reliable Results:

  • Sensitivity
    • Elk/Red Deer 81% (95% CI, 72 – 88%)
    • Fallow Deer 74% (95% CI, 64 – 82%)
    • White-tailed Deer 65% (95% CI, 52 – 77%)
  • Specificity
    • Elk/Red Deer 98% (95% CI, 96 – 99%)
    • Fallow Deer 96% (95% CI, 93 – 98%)
    • White-tailed Deer 98% (95% CI, 96 – 99%)