> Reagents, Serology, Virus, Herpes Simplex 1/2, Antibody
Reagents, Serology, Virus, Herpes Simplex 1/2, Antibody
Definition : Serology reagents intended to detect antibodies to Herpes simplex virus serotypes 1 and 2 (HSV1 and HSV2, respectively), DNA viruses of the family Herpesviridae. HSV1 is transmitted mostly by infected saliva and typically causes nongenital infections; HSV2 is frequently sexually transmitted and is the main etiologic agent of herpes genital infections. Activation of latent herpesvirus is associated with some malignancies. Persistence of the virus for the lifetime of the host is common.
UMDC code : 22396
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.