ZEUS IFA™

The new face of a long trusted technology Discover the redesigned ZEUS IFA products today

For over 35 years ZEUS Scientific has been a pioneer in immunofluorescence assays (IFA). ZEUS is proud to introduce the new face of a trusted product line, ZEUS IFA™. Created with the same quality and expertise customers have recognized ZEUS for, the updated ZEUS IFA product line features liquid ready to use components in virtually every test system, multiple diluent options including a unique color changing diluent and a broad menu of assays across both autoimmune disease and infectious serology testing. In addition, ZEUS IFA test systems are prepared by following a strict, proprietary cell fixation process which allows laboratories to work with cells that contain natural, unaltered antigens that can be easily observed through the lens of a microscope.

Features

The re-designed ZEUS IFA test systems now feature:

  • Sample Diluent Options, including new color changing IFA sample diluent
  • Liquid, ready to use reagents in virtually all ZEUS IFA test systems
  • NEW test system storage conditions allow ZEUS IFA users to store reagents and slides together at 2-8°C
  • Innovative packaging designed to maximize slide protection
  • Broad test system menu across both autoimmune disease and infectious serology assays
  • Strict proprietary cell fixation process which allows users to work with cells that contain natural, unaltered antigens
  • Autoimmune Disease Test Systems
    AAS (Autoantibody Screen) Mouse Kidney/ Stomach/ Liver Tissue Test System 10 x 8 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Autoantibody Screen (AAS) Mouse Kidney/Stomach/Liver Tissue Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antinuclear, mitochondrial, smooth muscle and parietal cell antibodies by the indirect fluorescent antibody IFA technique. It aids in determining SLE and differentiating clinically similar connective tissue disorders, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA3403

    AAS (Autoantibody Screen) Rat Kidney/Stomach Tissue Test System 10 x 8 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Autoantibody Screen (AAS) Rat Kidney/Stomach Tissue Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antinuclear, mitochondrial, smooth muscle and parietal cell antibodies by the indirect fluorescent antibody IFA technique. It aids in determining SLE and differentiating clinically similar connective tissue disorders, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA3401

    AAS (Autoantibody Screen) Rat Kidney/ Stomach/ Liver Tissue Test System 10 x 8 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Autoantibody Screen (AAS) Rat Kidney/Stomach/Liver Tissue Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antinuclear, mitochondrial, smooth muscle and parietal cell antibodies by the indirect fluorescent antibody IFA technique.  It aids in determining SLE and differentiating clinically similar connective tissue disorders, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA3402

    AMA (Anti-Mitochondrial Antibody) Test System 10 x 6 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Anti-Mitochondrial Antibody (AMA) Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of Mitochondrial Antibodies (MA) by the indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) technique, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA3001

    ANA HEp-2 Test System 10 x 12 wells

    The ZEUS IFA ANA HEp-2 Test System is a pre-standardized assay designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antinuclear antibodies. This test system is intended to aid in determining SLE and differentiating clinically similar connective tissue disorders, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA2401

    ANA HEp-2 Test System 10 x 12 wells w/Evans Blue counterstain

    The ZEUS IFA ANA HEp-2 Test System is a pre-standardized assay designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antinuclear antibodies. This test system is intended to aid in determining SLE and differentiating clinically similar connective tissue disorders, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA2401EB

    ANA HEp-2 Test System 25 x 12 wells

    The ZEUS IFA ANA HEp-2 Test System is a pre-standardized assay designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antinuclear antibodies. This test system is intended to aid in determining SLE and differentiating clinically similar connective tissue disorders, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA2400

    ANA HEp-2 Test System 25 x 12 wells w/Evans Blue counterstain

    The ZEUS IFA ANA HEp-2 Test System is a pre-standardized assay designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antinuclear antibodies. This test system is intended to aid in determining SLE and differentiating clinically similar connective tissue disorders, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA2400EB

    ANA Mouse Kidney Test System 10 x 8 wells

    The ZEUS IFA ANA Mouse Kidney Tissue Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antinuclear antibodies by the indirect fluorescent antibody IFA technique. It aids in determining SLE and differentiating clinically similar connective tissue disorders, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA2201

    ANA Rat Liver Tissue Test System 10 x 6 wells

    The ZEUS IFA ANA Rat Liver Tissue Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antinuclear antibodies by the indirect fluorescent antibody IFA technique. It aids in determining SLE and differentiating clinically similar connective tissue disorders, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA2001

    ASA (Anti-Skin Antibody) Test System 10 x 6 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Anti-Skin Antibody (ASA) Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antibodies associated with Pemphigus and Bullous Pemphigoid by the indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) technique, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA6001

    ASMA (Anti-Smooth Muscle Antibody) Test System 10 x 6 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Anti-Smooth Muscle Antibody (ASMA) Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of Smooth Muscle Antibodies (SMA) by the indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) technique, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA4001

    ATA (Thyroid Antibody) Test System 10 x 6 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Anti-Thyroid Antibody (ATA) Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of Thyroid Antibodies (TA) by the indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) technique, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA5001

    nDNA (C. luciliae) Test System 10 x 8 wells

    The ZEUS IFA nDNA Test System is a pre-standardized assay designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antibodies to native DNA by the Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA) technique and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA1001



    Infectious Serology Test Systems
    B. burgdorferi IgG/IgM Test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Borrelia burgdorferi IgG/IgM Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative presumptive detection of total (IgG and IgM) antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi in human serum. This test system should only be used for patients with signs and symptoms that are consistent with Lyme disease. Equivocal or positive results must be supplemented by testing with a standardized Western blot procedure. Positive supplemental results are supportive evidence of exposure to B. burgdorferi and can be used to support a clinical diagnosis of Lyme disease.


    Product code: FA9351GM

    CMV (Cytomegalovirus) IgG Test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgG Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of anti-CMV IgG antibody in human serum by the indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) technique, and is for in vitro diagnostic use. This product is not FDA cleared (approved) for use in testing (i.e., screening) blood or plasma donors.


    Product code: FA9001G

    CMV (Cytomegalovirus) IgM Test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgM Test System is designed for qualitative detection of IgM antibodies to cytomegalovirus (CMV) in human serum. This test system is intended to be used to evaluate serologic evidence of primary or reactivated infection with CMV and is for in vitro diagnostic use. This product is not FDA cleared (approved) for use in testing (i.e., screening) blood or plasma donors.


    Product code: FA9001M

    EBV-EA (Epstein-Barr Virus - Early Antigen)Test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Epstein-Barr Virus Early Antigen (EBV-EA) IgG Test System is a sensitive and relatively rapid indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) method for the qualitative and quantitative detection of antibodies to early antigen (EA) of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in human sera. When performed according to instructions, the ZEUS IFA EBV-EA IgG Test System detects IgG antibodies to diffuse (D) and restricted (R) components of the EBV-EA complex. It is useful in providing information to support the diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis (IM). This test system is for in vitro diagnostic use only.


    Product code: FA9152

    EBV-NA (Epstein-Barr Virus - Nuclear Antigen) Test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Epstein-Barr Virus Nuclear Antigen (EBV-NA) anti-complement immunofluorescence (ACIF) Test System is a relatively rapid and sensitive method for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antibodies to the nuclear antigen of Epstein-Barr virus in human sera. When performed according to instructions, this assay can provide information on infectious mononucleosis (IM) that may be of value in patient management and treatment. This test system is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA9153

    EBV-VCA (Epstein-Barr Virus - Viral Capsid Antigen) IgG Test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Epstein-Barr Virus Viral Capsid Antigen (EBV-VCA) IgG Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of EBV-VCA IgG antibodies in human serum and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA9151G

    EBV-VCA (Epstein-Barr Virus - Viral Capsid Antigen) IgM Test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Epstein-Barr Virus Viral Capsid Antigen (EBV-VCA) IgM Test System is a pre-standardized test system designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of EBV-VCA IgM antibodies in human serum by the indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) technique, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA9151M

    FTA-ABS (T. pallidum) Test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody-Absorption (FTA-ABS) Test System is designed for the qualitative determination of antibodies to Treponema Pallidum, and is intended to be used as an aid in the confirmation of syphilis antibodies. This product is not FDA cleared (approved) for use in testing (i.e., screening) blood or plasma donors.


    Product code: FA7001

    FTA-ABS (T. pallidum) Double Stain Test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody-Absorption Double Stain (FTA-ABS DS) Test System is designed to confirm positive non-treponemal reagin tests for syphilis and is for in vitro diagnostic use. This product is not FDA cleared (approved) for use in testing (i.e., screening) blood or plasma donors.


    Product code: FA7001DS

    FTA-ABS (T. pallidum) Titrateable Test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody-Absorption (FTA-ABS) Test System is designed for the qualitative determination of antibodies to Treponema Pallidum, and is intended to be used as an aid in the confirmation of syphilis antibodies. This product is not FDA cleared (approved) for use in testing (i.e., screening) blood or plasma donors.


    Product code: FA7001T

    HSV-1 (Herpes Simplex Virus) IgG test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Herpes Simplex Virus-1 (HSV-1) IgG Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of Herpes Virus Hominis Antibody in human serum by the indirect fluorescent (IFA) technique and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA9051G

    HSV-2 (Herpes Simplex Virus) IgG test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Herpes Simplex Virus-2 (HSV-2) IgG Test System is designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of Herpes Virus Hominis Antibody in human serum by the indirect fluorescent (IFA) technique and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA9052G

    HSV-1 (Herpes Simplex Virus) IgM test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Herpes Simplex Virus-1 (HSV-1) IgM Test System is an indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) assay designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of IgM antibodies to Herpes Virus Hominis antibody in human serum.


    Product code: FA9051M

    HSV-2 (Herpes Simplex Virus) IgM test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Herpes Simplex Virus-2 (HSV-2) IgM Test System is an indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) assay designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of IgM antibodies to Herpes Virus Hominis antibody in human serum.


    Product code: FA9052M

    Legionella (Group 1-6) Test System 10 x 8 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Legionella pneumophila (Group 1 - 6) Test System is an indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) assay designed for the detection of L. pneumophila antibodies in human serum, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA15001

    Legionella Direct FA Test System

    The ZEUS Scientific, Inc. Direct Fluorescent Antibody detection reagents are designed for the detection of Legionella organisms in various patient specimens and are for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA12001

    Measles IgG Test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Measles IgG Test System is designed for the qualitative and quantitative detection of measles antibody in human serum by the indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) technique. The assay can determine or confirm recent infection or immune status and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA9251G

    Toxoplasma IgG Test System 10 x 8 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Toxoplasma gondii IgG Test System is designed to detect the presence of circulating T. gondii antibodies in human sera and is for in vitro diagnostic use. This product is not FDA cleared (approved) for use in testing (i.e., screening) blood or plasma donors.


    Product code: FA8001G

    Toxoplasma IgM Test System 10 x 8 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Toxoplasma gondii IgM Test System is an indirect fluorescent antibody assay designed for the presumptive qualitative detection of IgM antibodies to T. gondii in human serum and for the presumptive diagnosis of acute, recent, or reactive T. gondii infection. To adquately assess the patient’s serological status; testing must be performed in conjunction with an anti-T. gondii IgG antibody assay. This product is not FDA cleared (approved) for use in testing (i.e., screening) blood or plasma donors. Performance characteristics have not been established for screening sera from prenatal women or newborns.


    Product code: FA8001M

    VZV (Varicella-Zoster) Test System 10 x 10 wells

    The ZEUS IFA Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) IgG Test System is intended for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of VZ IgG antibody in human sera by the indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) technique. The assay can determine or confirm a recent infection or immune status, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA9301



    Miscellaneous and Bulk
    ANA HEp-2 Test System 10 x 96 wells

    The ZEUS IFA ANA/HEp-2 Test System is a pre-standardized kit designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antinuclear antibodies. This test system is intended to aid in determining SLE and differentiating clinically similar connective tissue disorders, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: Q240961

    ANA HEp-2 Test System 80 x 18 wells

    The ZEUS IFA ANA/HEp-2 Test System is a pre-standardized kit designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antinuclear antibodies. This test system is intended to aid in determining SLE and differentiating clinically similar connective tissue disorders, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: Q240181

    ANA HEp-2 Test System 80 x 24 wells

    The ZEUS IFA ANA/HEp-2 Test System is a pre-standardized kit designed for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of antinuclear antibodies. This test system is intended to aid in determining SLE and differentiating clinically similar connective tissue disorders, and is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: Q240241

    Tissue Fixative & Wash Solution

    The ZEUS Tissue Fixative and Wash Solution are intended for transporting and processing fresh skin, kidney tissue, muscle, and benign or malignant lymphoid tissue when performing immunohistochemical examinations, and is for in vitro diagnostic use only.


    Product code: 0102 & 0103

    ZORBA IgG Removal Reagent®

    Zorba® IgG Removal Reagent is designed to functionally remove potentially interfering immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies from human serum prior to testing for IgM. This product is for in vitro diagnostic use.


    Product code: FA003G

    ZORBA-NS® Sample Diluent

    Zorba-NS® Sample Diluent has been developed and optimized for use as a sample diluent with several of the ZEUS IFA Test Systems. The formulation of this product is intended to reduce the nonspecific fluorescence associated with some serum specimens and thereby improve the readability of these specimens (qualitative interpretation), without affecting the endpoint titers of specific immunofluorescent reactions (quantitative interpretations).


    Product code: FA025