Since 1995 EastCoast Bio has been a manufacturer and supplier of high quality antigens, antibodies, our exclusive SeaBlock, and specialized immunoassay reagents for the diagnostic manufacturing industry worldwide. Large and small manufacturers all over the world use our raw materials to develop their own immunoassays. We continue to expand our product range of cardiac markers, drug of abuse (DOA) , hormones, infectious diseases, serum proteins, tumor markers and veterinary products.
Zika virus is a member of the virus family Flaviviridae and the genus Flavivirus. It is spread by daytime active Aedes mosquitoes, such as A. aegypti and A. albopictus. Its name comes from the Zika Forest of Uganda, where the virus was first isolated in 1947. Zika virus is related to dengue, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, and West Nile viruses.