Assessment of a novel real-time pan-flavivirus RT-polymerase chain reaction.

Outbreaks of West Nile virus (WNV) have occurred intermittently in regions around the Mediterranean coast, and the virus may have become established in Northern Italy and Romania, with reported intermittent outbreaks in Spain, Hungary, and France. WNV has also spread rapidly throughout the Americas since its introduction into New York in 1999. This capacity… CONTINUE READING