Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 6th, 2003
Researchers in the United States described "the development of epitope-blocking enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) for the rapid detection of serum antibodies to West Nile virus (WNV) in taxonomically diverse North American avian species."
"A panel of flavivirus-specific monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) was tested in blocking assays with serum samples from WNV-infected chickens and crows," wrote B.J. Blitvitch and colleagues at Colorado State University. "Selected MAbs were further tested against serum samples from birds that represented 16 species and 10...
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