IVD Test Reagent/Kits, Serology, Virus, Arenavirus, Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis, Antibody
Definition : Serology reagents intended to detect antibodies to Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis virus (LCV), an enveloped RNA virus of the old world group of Arenaviruses (i.e., LCM/Lassa complex) of the family Arenaviridae. This virus causes a mild disease (e.g., aseptic meningitis, influenza-like illness); the virus may rarely cause hemorrhagic fever in humans, but it may be pathogenic to a fetus. LCV is usually transmitted to humans by rodents.
Entry Terms : "Reagents, Serology, Virus, Arenavirus, Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis, Antibody"
UMDC code : 22356