In Search of the Kissing Disease Kit

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In Search of the Kissing Disease Kit
Educational Materials Biology Educational Materials AP Biology Learning Activities
Apply Biotechnology to Infectious Disease Investigations

  • Convenient Ready-To-Load samples
  • Connection to infectious disease
  • Inquiry-based experiment
  • Time required: ~50 minutes
Infectious mononucleosis is commonly known as the ""kissing disease"". The causative agent is Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) which can be transmitted through saliva during kissing. In this experiment, students search for the presence of EBV using the ELISA reaction to detect specific viral proteins.

Kit includes: instructions, samples, antigens; antibodies, various solutions and reagents, pipettes and microtest tubes.

Required, but not included: 37°C incubation oven, micropipettes with tips, laboratory glassware, distilled or deionized water.

Packaging: Store Ready-to-Load QuickStrip™ samples in the refrigerator