InvictDetect™ Plus ImmunoStrip®
This test is intended to identify the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, by detection of the Soli2 protein; the black imported fire ant, Solenopsis richteri, by detection of the Solr2 protein; and Solenopsis invicta × richteri hybrids. The test is appropriate for testing a pooled sample containing five (5) worker ants. This protocol is not intended for individual ant testing.
Kit (ISK) Includes:
- InvictDetect™ Plus ImmunoStrips® (10 Tests)
- Ant extraction buffer 2 (AEB2)
- 100 µL exact volume pipettes
- Plastic pestles
- 1.5 mL microcentifuge tubes
- User Guide
*** WARNING *** Sample collection tools are not included with this kit. While collecting ants for testing, handle with caution. Red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) stings can cause local and systemic allergic reactions.