Utility of feline coronavirus antibody tests

  title={Utility of feline coronavirus antibody tests},
  author={Diane D Addie and Sophie le Poder and Paul Burr and Nicola Decaro and Elizabeth M Graham and Regina Hofmann-Lehmann and Oswald Jarrett and Mike McDonald and Marina Luisa Meli},
  journal={Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery},
  pages={152 - 162}
Eight different tests for antibodies to feline coronavirus (FCoV) were evaluated for attributes that are important in situations in veterinary practice. We compared four indirect immunofluorescent antibody tests (IFAT), one enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) (FCoV Immunocomb; Biogal) and three rapid immunochromatographic (RIM) tests against a panel of samples designated by consensus as positive or negative. Specificity was 100% for all but the two IFATs based on transmissible… 

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