West Nile Virus Detection in Mosquitoes by RT-PCR<<Return to Laboratory
West Nile virus (WNV)
Field Studies, Zoonotic Diseases and Special Pathogens
(204) 789-7434 or (204) 789-6070
Annually in pre-mosquito season (April to May)
The West Nile Virus detection panel consists of 5 to 10 samples (containing a range of viral titres) of heat-inactivated mosquito homogenates in lysis buffer and 70% ethanol. It is distributed annually in pre-mosquito season (April to May).
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