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Reagents, Serology, Fungi/Yeast, Histoplasma capsulatum
Definition : Serology reagents intended to detect antibody titers or antigens to Histoplasma capsulatum, a yeast-like species of imperfect fungi of the family Moniliaceae. Histoplasma capsulatum is a pathogenic fungus, and infection (histoplasmosis) is frequently asymptomatic but can cause an influenza-like illness or pneumonia. These fungi can affect the lungs, meninges, heart, and other organs in immunocompromised patients.
Entry Terms : "Histoplasma capsulatum Reagents, Identification" , "Histoplasma capsulatum Detection/Identification Reagents"
UMDC code : 19448
BD Biosciences (CA)
BD is a medical technology company that serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public. BD manufactures and sells a broad range of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment and diagnostic products. BD is headquartered in the United States and has offices in more than 50 countries worldwide.
Immuno-Mycologics, Inc. (IMMY) is a US-based organization that was founded in 1979 with a particular focus in mycology, or the study of fungi. Back then, mycology was virtually a forgotten area in the clinical laboratory, and there was a definite need for diagnostic products to detect fungal infections.