wildlife and zoo assay data sheet
- Ultrasensitive detection of vaccinia virus by real time PCR
Help confirm the disease causing agent
Identify vaccinia virus carriers
Screen research materials for the presence of vaccinia virus
Help ensure that animal groups are free of vaccinia virus
Early prevention of spread of the virus among animals
Minimize human exposure to the virus
Safety monitoring of biological products that derive from
Specimen requirements: 0.2
ml cell culture, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA
(purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or lesion swab, or tissue.
Contact Zoologix if advice is needed to determine an appropriate specimen type for a specific diagnostic application. For specimen types not listed here, please contact Zoologix to confirm specimen acceptability and shipping instructions.
For all specimen types, if there will be a delay in shipping, or
during very warm weather, refrigerate specimens until shipped
and ship with a cold pack unless more stringent shipping
requirements are specified. Frozen specimens should be shipped
so as to remain frozen in transit. See
for more information.
Turnaround time: 2 business days
Methodology: Qualitative real time PCR
Normal range: Nondetected