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Virostat Inc. Release: New Enterovirus Monoclonal Antibodies



3/7/2014 9:13:46 AM

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March 07, 2014 -- Enteroviruses are a diverse group of RNA viruses including Poliovirus, Rhinoviruses, Coxsackie A & B viruses, and Echoviruses.

Most are acquired via the fecal-oral route and exhibit symptomologies from the common cold and conjunctivitis to myocarditis, sepsis and flaccid paralysis. The most recently discovered members of this genus are now just numbered such as EV68, EV70, EV71 etc.

ViroStat has just released a broadly reactive monoclonal antibody that reacts with many of these viruses. This new pan-reactive monoclonal antibody is positive for all 27 Enteroviruses tested to-date.

ViroStat has also released specific monoclonal antibodies to EV70 (conjunctivitis) and EV71 (hand, foot and mouth disease).

Contact ViroStat at 207-856-6620 for additional information or download the data sheet at: www.virostat-inc.com 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

ViroStat, Inc.
PO Box 8522
Portland, ME 04104 USA
Phone: 207-856-6620
Fax: 207-856-6864
E-mail: info@virostat-inc.com
Web: www.virostat-inc.com

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