Use of Competition ELISA for Monitoring of West Nile Virus infections in Horses in Germany

@inproceedings{Ziegler2013UseOC,
  title={Use of Competition ELISA for Monitoring of West Nile Virus infections in Horses in Germany},
  author={Ute Ziegler and Joke Angenvoort and Christine Klaus and Uschi Nagel-Kohl and Claudia Sauerwald and Sabine Thalheim and Steffen Horner and Bettina Braun and Susanne Kenklies and Judith Tyczka and Markus A Keller and Martin H Groschup},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2013}
}
West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne viral pathogen of global importance and is considered to be the most widespread flavivirus in the World. Horses, as dead-end hosts, can be infected by bridge mosquito vectors and undergo either subclinical infections or develop severe neurological diseases. The aim of this study was to detect WNV specific antibodies in horses in Germany as an indicator for an endemic circulation of WNV. Sera from more than 5,000 horses (primarily fallen stock animals… CONTINUE READING
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