What is a HSV Virus?

HSV, or the Herpes Simplex Virus, is a viral infection causing cold sores or blisters usually on the mouth or genitals.  Infections are categorized by the area of the body infected. HSV-1, also known as oral herpes causes blisters on the face usually around the...

Laboratory Techniques for Identification of Adenoviruses

Adenovirus Identification Techniques Many different Laboratory Techniques may be used for the Identification of Adenoviruses. Adenoviruses cause diseases that infect the upper respiratory tract, eyes, and intestines. Adenoviruses have double-stranded DNA and are...

Vaccine Development

Are you curious about how vaccines are made? Or about the research and time that goes into their development? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Biologics Evaluations and Research, CBER for short, is the organization in the United States that...

Anti-Viral Testing and Research: What is it?

Need anti-viral testing and research? Contract Laboratory receives many requests for anti-viral testing. Today, we received a request from a University Medical researcher needing a laboratory for conducting In-Vitro testing of a polyherbal formulation against H1N1...

Monoclonal Antibodies | Disease Treatment

In a recent study funded by the National Institutes of Health, scientists successfully cured 100% of guinea pigs and rhesus monkeys infected with the Marburg and Ravn virus using monoclonal antibodies. Both viruses are relatives of the Ebola virus, and both are...

Monoclonal Antibodies


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