Over 380 million people worldwide are afflicted by diabetes mellitus, a chronic disease that leads to high blood sugar. Due to genetic predisposition and high-calorie, low-activity lifestyles, that number continues to grow. Without early detection and treatment of diabetes, severe medical complications can occur.
In this Edvotek simulation, students will diagnose diabetes in three patients using the urine glucose test and Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA).
Kit includes: instructions, samples, antigens & antibodies, various solutions and reagents, pipettes and microtubes.
All you need: 37C incubation oven, waterbath, adjustable micropipettes with tips, laboratory glassware, distilled or deionized water.
Time required: 90 minutes.
For 10 student groups.