Bovine Respiratory Syncytial virus RT-qPCR Kit

Catalogue Number: MD06031-NZY

Type:qPCR Kits
Shipping Condition:RT
Storage Condition:-70°C
Unit(s): 100 reactions
Application: RT-qPCR


Description: Bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV) is a negative single-stranded RNA virus that belongs to the genus Orthopneumovirus within the Pneumoviridae family. BRSV causes respiratory disease in cattle, particularly calves. It has a high frequency of occurrence and shows propensity for the lower respiratory tract, consequently increasing predisposition for secondary bacterial infections. During outbreaks, the fatality rate can go up to 20%. Bovine Respiratory Syncytial virus RT-qPCR Kit is designed for the in vitro detection of BRSV. The kit is built to have the broadest possible detection profile whilst remaining specific to BRSV. Thus, this kit has been designed for the specific (inclusivity) and exclusive (exclusivity) in vitro detection of this species. The primers and probe sequences have very high (>95%) homology with a broad range of BRSV genomes based on a comprehensive bioinformatic analysis with all reference data within the NCBI database at the time of design. Due to the inherent instability of RNA viral genomes, it is not possible to guarantee the detection of all clinical isolates. If required, a complementary kit for the detection of an endogenous gene of the species from which samples are being extracted is available at NZYTech (see Vet, Food & Pharma). The complementary usage of an Endogenous Detection reaction provides a solid confirmation that nucleic acids were properly extracted from the selected biological matrix. If you require further information or have a specific question about the detection profile of this kit, please send an e-mail to and our scientific team will answer your question. This kit is designed to be used by trained users in a suitable molecular biology laboratory environment.

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Bovine Respiratory Syncytial virus RT-qPCR Kit is designed for the in vitro detection of BRSV genomes.


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