IVD Test Reagent/Kits, Serology, Virus, Hepatitis E
Definition : Serology reagents intended to detect and/or identify antigens or serum antibody titers to hepatitis E virus, an RNA virus of the genus Calicivirus, family Caliciviridae. Hepatitis is a disease characterized by jaundice and the increase of some enzymes in serum (e.g., aspartate aminotransferase). Hepatitis E viruses are transmitted by the fecal-oral route or via contaminated food or water; this virus is endemic in some geographic areas. Hepatitis E virus is especially dangerous for pregnant women.
Entry Terms : "Hepatitis E Determination Reagents" , "Reagents, Serology, Virus, Hepatitis E"
UMDC code : 19415