Comparison between Virus Neutralization (VN) test, ELISA test and Hemmaglutination Inhibition (HI) test for Blue Eye Disease (BED) diagnosis
Blue Eye Disease (BED) is caused by a Rubulavirus, characterized for producing nervous disorders in suckling pigs and reproductive problems in adult pigs.
Serological diagnose is made through tests that quantify neutralizing or hemagglutinant antibodies (VN or HI tests), or based in a S/P relation (ELISA). The objective of this study was to compare the 3 diagnostic tests for BED.
Francisco Quezada-Monroy1 Ruben Echeveste-Garcia de Alba1 Efrain Verde-Rojo2 Bernardo Lozano-Dubernard1 David Sarfati-Mizrahi1 Ernesto Soto-Priante1 Rosalba Carreon-Napoles3 Horacio Lara-Puente1
1. Laboratorio Avi-Mex, S. A. de C. V., Mexico City, DF, Mexico; 2. Diagnosticos Clinicos Veterinarios, Mexico City, DF, Mexico; 3. DPAC, FMVZ-UNAM, Mexico City, DF, Mexico
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