Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus RT-qPCR Kit

Catalogue Number: MD06441-NZY

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


Description: Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) is a positive single-stranded RNA virus, member of the genus Alphacoronavirus within the family Coronaviridae. It causes acute diarrhea and/or vomiting, dehydration and weight loss in pigs. PEDV affects pigs of all ages, but most severely neonatal piglets, reaching a morbidity and mortality of up to 100% with mortality decreasing as age increases. Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus RT-qPCR Kit is designed for the in vitro detection of PEDV genomes. The kit is built to have the broadest possible detection profile whilst remaining specific to PEDV. 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 PEDV 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 info@nzytech.com 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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Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus RT-qPCR Kit is designed for the in vitro detection of PEDV genomes.


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