The consumption of wild mushrooms, may lead to perilous consequences, particularly when it involves Amanitin-containing species. Amanitins are a group of highly toxic cyclic peptides found in several mushroom species, most notably the Amanita phalloides, commonly known as the Death Cap mushroom. Ingesting even a small quantity of Amanitin can lead to severe liver and kidney damage, often culminating in fatality. Given the gravity of Amanitin poisoning, swift and accurate diagnosis is imperative for effective treatment.

This is where the “Amanitin” Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) test plays a pivotal role. The “Amanitin” ELISA test is a specialized diagnostic tool designed to detect the presence of Amanitin (a- and g- Amanitin) in urine samples. It offers a rapid means of confirming exposure to Amanitin. In this context, understanding the significance of Amanitin testing becomes paramount in diagnosing mushroom poisoning.

AMANITIN Product Information

Method ELISA
Time to Result 1 h
Sample Type 40 µl urine, serum, plasma (1:25)
Standard Range 1.0-100 ng/ml
Detection Limit 1.5 ng/mL
Order Code EK-AM1 96 wells
Regulatory status CE according IVDD



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