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Limulus Test MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Limulus Test
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.124.470
E01.370.225.875.150.570
E05.091.570
E05.200.124.470
E05.200.875.150.570
Unique ID
D008033
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008033
Annotation
for detection of bact endotoxins using horseshoe crab blood
Scope Note
Sensitive method for detection of bacterial endotoxins and endotoxin-like substances that depends on the in vitro gelation of Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL), prepared from the circulating blood (amebocytes) of the horseshoe crab, by the endotoxin or related compound. Used for detection of endotoxin in body fluids and parenteral pharmaceuticals.
Previous Indexing
Endotoxins (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/27
Revision Date
2015/06/01
Limulus Test Preferred
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