Diagnostics

Diagnostics

  • ELISpot assay is being developed for confirmatory diagnosis of Bovine Tuberculosis (BTB) & Johne’s Disease (JD).
  • A Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) assay for accurate and rapid diagnosis of FMD virus is being evaluated for detection of virus in clinical specimens.
  • An ELISA has been developed for differentiation between   FMD infected and vaccinated animals through detection of antibodies against non-structural proteins.
  • Facilities for diagnosis of rabies through RT-PCR, mice-inoculation, cultural isolation and, fluorescent antibody technique have been created and is being used on a regular basis.