Field study demonstrates accurate diagnosis of ASF

Recent outbreaks of African swine fever in Eastern Europe have led to growing need for more accurate diagnostic tests.

Recent outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in Eastern Europe have led to the growing need for more accurate diagnostics to help identify and monitor the highly contagious pathogen, for which no treatment or vaccine currently exists.

Scientists from Thermo Fisher Scientific have presented research data from a new duplex real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) kit that demonstrates the ability to accurately detect the virus with high sensitivity and specificity in animal samples

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