Ureaplasma are very small free-living bacteria that, like the mycoplasmas, have no cell walls. Named for its metabolic utilisation of urea, it possesses a small simple genome. Ureaplasma parvum is the genus found in the human urogenital tract. Its presence has been associated with several conditions including urethritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, congenital pneumonia and neonatal meningitis. ViroStat introduces a set of new monoclonal antibodies to U parvum that have applications in Elisa and IFA.