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AIDS Testing Simulation—Student Laboratory Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: FB1572 

Price: $72.17

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AIDS Testing Simulation Laboratory Kit for biology and life science is a simulation of the ELISA test procedure where the procedure is learned and infected individuals are identified.

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Many laboratory procedures have been designed to detect the presence of antibodies and the interactions between antigens and antibodies. One such test, ELISA—Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay—has received popular notice recently due to its use in detecting AIDS-infected individuals. In this simulation of the ELISA test procedure, students identify infected individuals while learning the principles involved in the ELISA test procedure.

Complete for 30 students working in pairs. No human blood or blood products are used in this experiment.


Materials Included in Kit: 
HIV simulated antigens, 30 mL
Secondary simulated antibody, 30 mL
Simulated known HIV negative, 30 mL
Simulated known HIV positive, 30 mL
Substrate color indicator, 30 mL
Unknown sera 1, 30 mL
Unknown sera 2, 30 mL
Unknown sera 3, 30 mL
Unknown sera 4, 30 mL
Unknown sera 5, 30 mL
Microcentrifuge tube, 150
Pipet, Beral-type, extra fine tip, 150
Plastic spot plate, 12 depressions, 15

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Analyzing and interpreting data

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter
MS-PS1.B: Chemical Reactions
HS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter

Crosscutting Concepts


Performance Expectations

MS-PS1-2. Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.