Equine Influenza PCR Assay Available in Kentucky

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The Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center (LDDC) at the University of Kentucky now offers a molecular diagnostic assay to detect the H3N8 equine influenza virus (also known as type 2 equine influenza virus) in clinical specimens. Currently only the H3N8 subtype is associated with equine influenza virus outbreaks around the world.

This new assay is the most sensitive method to detect

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