Reagents, Molecular Assay, Infection, Parasite, Leishmania Species, DNA
Definition : Molecular assay reagents intended to identify species of Leishmania, protozoa of the suborder Trypanosomatina, by detecting specific genetic information of the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) of the target parasite. These parasites are the etiologic agent of leishmaniasis; the characteristics of the disease depend on the species or subspecies. They are usually transmitted to humans by sand flies.
UMDC code : 22138