January 25, 2012 -- Listeriosis is a serious infection caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.
This infection is contracted by eating contaminated food. The infection can lead to miscarriage, stillbirth and meningitis. An outbreak in 2011 involving contaminated cantaloupes lead to 30 deaths.
ViroStat has recently released a new set of monoclonal antibodies to Listeria. Several of these are specific to the p60 protein that is secreted by the organism during growth in culture or in contaminated food.
Thus these antibodies offer potential tools for the rapid detection of this food pathogen.
To download the data sheet for these NEW Antibodies and to obtain pricing, go to the ViroStat website at www.virostat-inc.com or call 207-856-6620
ViroStat, Inc. is a primary manufacturer of infectious disease antigens and antibodies, supplying researchers and manufacturers since 1985. Specialties include high affinity antibodies to Flu A, Flu B, RSV & Strep A for use in rapid lateral flow devices as well as antibodies to food-borne pathogens and toxins. Also, many specificities to HCV, HBV, CMV & EBV for use in anti-viral HTS assays
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