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Reagents, Serology, Bacteria, Rickettsia Species, IgM Antibody

Definition : Serology reagents intended to detect immunoglobulin M (IgM) antibodies to species of Rickettsia, a genus of gram-negative bacteria of the family Rickettsiaceae. Rickettsia bacteria that are pathologic to humans are usually divided into three groups based on antigenic relationships. The typhus group includes the species R. typhi and R. prowazekii. Spotted-fever-group species, which cause several similar diseases that are widely distributed geographically (e.g., Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Kenya tick typhus, Siberian tick typhus), include R. rickettsii, R. conorii, and R. siberica. The group of species causing scrub fever includes R. tsutsugamushi.

Entry Terms : "Reagents, Serology, Bacteria, Rickettsia, Antibody" , "Rickettsia Species Detection/Identification Reagents" , "Rickettsia Species Antibody Detection Reagents"

UMDC code : 21837


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Focus Diagnostics Inc

As part of the Quest Diagnostics family, Focus Diagnostics, Inc. is committed to providing proven and reliable products its customers have grown accustomed to throughout the years. Since its founding in 1978, Focus Diagnostics has grown its business from specialized laboratory testing to manufacturing its high-quality laboratory tests for hospitals and commercial laboratories worldwide. These manufactured tests are built in response to diagnostic testing trends identified and evaluated by Focus Diagnostics and used in Quest Diagnostics' national laboratories.

Innominata dba GenBio

Formed in 1994, GenBio is an experienced, fully integrated medical diagnostic company focused on infectious disease and autoimmune disease diagnostics. GenBio develops, manufactures and markets extensive lines of infectious disease and autoimmunity serology products under U.S. FDA and ISO 13485 standards.

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