Detection of West Nile virus and tick-borne encephalitis virus in birds in Slovakia, using a universal primer set

West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne neurotropic pathogen that presents a major public health concern. Information on WNV prevalence and circulation in Slovakia is insufficient. Oral and cloacal swabs and bird brain samples were tested for flavivirus RNA by RT-PCR using newly designed generic p...

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Published in:Archives of Virology : Official Journal of the Virology Division of the International Union of Microbiological Societies, Vol. 161, No. 6 (2016), p. 1679-1683
Main Author: Csank, Tomáš
Other Involved Persons: Bhide, Katarína ; Bencúrová, Elena ; Dolinská, Saskia ; Drzewnioková, Petra ; Major, Peter ; Korytár, Ľuboš ; Bocková, Eva ; Bhide, Mangesh ; Pistl, Juraj
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T. Csank and K. Bhide contributed equally to this article. The online version of this article (doi:10.1007/s00705-016-2828-5) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users.
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