ELISA Circulating Immune complex

Product name

CIC-C1q MicroVue™ Quidel®

Quantification of circulating immune complexes

Range10 - 30 µg Eq/ml
Sensitivity1.0 µg Eq/ml
Incubation time2 hours
Sample volume10 µl (dilute 1:50)
Sample type

Serum and plasma

Sample preparation

All specimens should be collected aseptically and prepared using standard techniques for clinical laboratory testing. Do not heat-inactivate the specimens. Sample may be stored at 2-8 ºC for up to 7 days. For longer periods store below -20ºC.

Reference values

One hundred six (106) sera were collected from normal, asymptomatic subjects. The average CIC concentration was 2.1 µg Eq/mL (S.D.=1.9)




Complement-CICs are bound to immobilized to C1q-Protein.

Tests96 Tests
Intended use

The CIC-C1q Assay is designed for the detection of circulating immune complexes (CIC) in human serum or plasma. CIC have been measured in a variety of conditions: infections, autoimmune disorders, trauma and neoplastic proliferative diseases. In addition the measurement of CIC can be important for the evaluation of certain forms of rheumatoid arthritis and for monitoring the effectiveness of therapy.

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