Reagents, Serology, Bacteria, Listeria monocytogenes, IgM Antibody
Definition : Serology reagents intended to detect immunoglobulin M (IgM) antibodies to Listeria monocytogenes, a species of bacterium closely resembling bacteria of the family Corynebacteriaceae. Listeria monocytogenes bacteria are the cause of listeriosis. In utero infection can result in abortion, stillbirth, or premature birth; infection acquired during birth can cause cardiorespiratory distress, diarrhea, vomiting, and meningitis; and infection in adults can produce meningitis, endocarditis, and disseminated granulomatous lesions.
UMDC code : 21817