A review of traditional and contemporary assays for direct and indirect detection of Equid herpesvirus 1 in clinical samples.

@article{Balasuriya2015ARO,
  title={A review of traditional and contemporary assays for direct and indirect detection of Equid herpesvirus 1 in clinical samples.},
  author={Udeni B R Balasuriya and Beate M. Crossley and Peter Joseph Timoney},
  journal={Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={673-87}
}
Equid herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) is one of the most economically important equine viral pathogens. Its clinical manifestations in horses vary from acute upper respiratory tract disease, abortion, or neonatal death, to neurological disease termed equine herpesviral myeloencephalopathy, which may lead to paralysis and a fatal outcome. Successful identification of EHV-1 infection in horses depends on a variety of factors such as suitable case selection with emphasis on timing of sample collection… CONTINUE READING

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