> Reagents, Serology, Virus, Herpes Simplex 1/2, IgM Antibody
Reagents, Serology, Virus, Herpes Simplex 1/2, IgM Antibody
Definition : Serology reagents intended to detect immunoglobulin M (IgM) 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 : 22398
Diamedix Corporation and its forerunner, Cordis Laboratories, have been on the leading edge of medical diagnostic technologies for more than a quarter century. Throughout the years, Diamedix has continued to pioneer unique immunodiagnostic innovations in its products, procedures, and in the development of integrated instrument and reagent systems for both autoimmune and infectious disease detection. Today, Diamedix maintains its tradition of developing product systems designed specifically to simplify and improve diagnostic testing in ways that enhance efficiency and accuracy, while promoting economy.
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.