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- Fringuelli, E.; Scott, A.N.J.; Beckett, A.; McKillen, J.; Smyth, J.A.; Palya, V.; Glavits, R.; Ivanics, E.; Mankertz, A.; Franciosini, M.P.
- Avian pathology 2005 v.34 no.6 pp. 495-500
- Beak and feather disease virus, etc ; diagnostic techniques; disease detection; bursa of Fabricius; in situ hybridization; viral diseases of animals and humans; ducks; genome; polymerase chain reaction; poultry diseases; disease prevalence; DNA; histology; animal age; disease diagnosis; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Development of the first conventional and real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for the diagnoses of duck circovirus (DuCV) infections is described. Both tests amplified a 230 bp fragment specific to the DuCV Rep gene. Although both tests had the same detection limit (13 x 10(3) target DNA/ml) when the target DNA was diluted in water, the detection limit of the real-time test (13 x 10(4) ...