ELISA Science


This course describes the Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA) testing method used in many analytical tests. Included are descriptions of the testing process and what is being tested. Animations are used to help illustrate what is happening at the molecular level.

Content created by The ARUP Institute for Learning. Contributors: Scott Griffiths, MLS (ASCP); Karen McRae, MT (ASCP); Barb Bonke, MT (ASCP). Developer: Daniel Gange

This is an interactive course. To view this course you you must have Adobe® Flash® Player 10.3 or higher installed.


After this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how an ELISA test determines if a person has certain antigens or antibodies.
  • Explain the process of conducting an ELISA test.
  • Explain interactions that take place at the molecular level (inside the microtiter well) during an ELISA test.

Sponsored by:

University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, and ARUP Laboratories