Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 18th, 2006
According to a study from Australia, "Rapid differentiation of vaccine strains of infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) from wild type strains would enhance investigations of disease outbreaks.
"This study aimed to develop a reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RTPCR) assay to differentiate between Australian vaccine strains of IBV and field isolates."
"Procedure A fragment of 6.5 kilobases that contains the S, M and N genes was amplified by RT-PCR from ten different IBV strains, including vaccine strains and field...
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