Comparative evaluation of serum, FTA filter-dried blood and oral fluid as sample material for PRRSV diagnostics by RT-qPCR in a small-scale experimental study.

@article{Steinrigl2014ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative evaluation of serum, FTA filter-dried blood and oral fluid as sample material for PRRSV diagnostics by RT-qPCR in a small-scale experimental study.},
  author={Adolf Steinrigl and Sandra Revilla-Fern{\'a}ndez and Eveline Wodak and Friedrich Schmoll and Tatjana Sattler},
  journal={Berliner und Munchener tierarztliche Wochenschrift},
  year={2014},
  volume={127 5-6},
  pages={216-21}
}
Recently, research into alternative sample materials, such as oral fluid or filter-dried blood has been intensified, in order to facilitate cost-effective and animal-friendly sampling of individuals or groups of pigs for diagnostic purposes. The objective of this study was to compare the sensitivity of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus… CONTINUE READING