Enzyme Channelling Immunoassay (ECIA): A Unique and Rapid Quantitative Technique

  • Dan Monroe


Enzyme immunoassays (EIAs) have been widely used for several years to measure accurately minute amounts of substances in different test samples or analytes (Monroe, 1983, 1984, 1985). As compared with various alternative methods, EIAs offer a safe, easy, and rapid means of analysis by simply mixing the sample with certain reagents which include an enzyme conjugate. Resulting enzyme activity associated with immune-complex formation can then be quickly measured and is related to the quantity of a specific substance present.


Test Strip Paper Strip Enzyme Conjugate Developer Solution Sodium Metaperiodate 
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