Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (niet gecontroleerd)
Peer reviewed scientific article
AuteursFischer, M.; Wernike, K.; Freuling, C.M.; Muller, T.; Aylan, O.; Brochier, Bernard; Cliquet, F.; Vazquez-Moron, S.; Hostnik, P.; Huovilainen, A.; Isaksson, M.; Kooi, E.A.; Mooney, J.; Turcitu, M.; Rasmussen, T.B.; Revilla-Fernandez, S.; Smreczak, M.; Fooks, A.R.; Marston, D.A.; Beer, M.; Hoffmann, B.
Rabies is a lethal and notifiable zoonotic disease for which diagnostics have to meet the highest standards. In recent years, an evolution was especially seen in molecular diagnostics with a wide variety of different detection methods published. Therefore, a first international ring trial specifically designed on the use of reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) for detection of lyssavirus genomic RNA was organized. The trial focussed on assessment and comparison of the performance of conventional and real-time assays. In total, 16 European laboratories participated. All p…