Rapid coagglutination test for detection of rotaviruses in turkeys.

Avian rotaviruses present in fecal samples were readily detected using a staphylococcal protein-A coagglutination test on a white porcelain plate. Staphylococci, which produced large amounts of protein-A, were coated with rabbit anti-avian rotavirus serum. The antibody-coated staphylococci were agglutinated specifically by rotavirus present in the fecal… CONTINUE READING