Reagents, Serology, Virus, Parainfluenza
Definition : Serology reagents intended to detect and/or identify antigens or serum antibody titers to Parainfluenza viruses, a group of single-stranded RNA viruses of the family Paramyxoviridae. Parainfluenza viruses affecting humans are classified into the genera Paramyxovirus (including human Parainfluenza virus types 1 and 3) and Rubulavirus (includes human Parainfluenza virus types 2 and 4). These viruses are the etiologic agent of parainfluenza and several upper respiratory tract infections (e.g., bronchitis, pneumonia) of varying severity. Dedicated reagents are available to identify particular types of Parainfluenza viruses.
Entry Terms : "Parainfluenza Virus Determination Reagents"
UMDC code : 19395