Immunology

Immunogenicity of Biologics

The US Food and Drug Administration defines biologics as “a wide range of products such as vaccines, blood and blood components, allergenics, somatic cells, gene therapy, tissues, and recombinant therapeutic […]

Immunology

qPCR Testing

qPCR, also known as quantitative polymerase chain reaction, is a technique used to detect a specific DNA sequence or sequences. This type of testing is common in both research and […]

Immunology

Western Blot Test

The Western Blot Test is an immunoassay, or chemical test, used to detect certain proteins in blood or other tissue samples. The test is performed by creating artificial antibodies that […]

Immunology

Common Antibodies

There are many different types of common antibodies. Antibodies are large proteins the body produces in response to an antigen, or any foreign substance that produces an immune response in […]

Immunology

What is a HSV virus?

HSV, or the Herpes Simplex Virus, is a viral infection causing cold sores or blisters usually on the mouth or genitals.  Infections are categorized by the area of the body […]

Immunology

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay ELISA

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay ELISA  is a laboratory test done to measure and detect blood antibodies through changing colors.  It is one of the many different types of Immunoassays. ELISA assays […]

Immunology

Immunotherapy Research and Development Studies

Immunotherapy is used to stimulate the immune system as a treatment that is often used in the fight against cancer. It works by using the body’s natural defenses, the immune […]

Immunology

Outsourcing Antibody Research Studies

Contract Laboratory frequently works with Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare companies in the outsourcing of their Antibody Research Studies. Below are some examples of Antibody Research Studies projects that we have worked […]

Immunology

Cytokine Testing

Today, Contract Laboratory received a request from a research center that is in need of a Bioanalytical Laboratory needed for cytokine testing.  The company is conducting  research on burn scars and […]