Rodent Monitoring Services


 
Murine Norovirus (MNV)
 MNV is a nonenveloped RNA virus in the family Caliciviridae. There are 4 described strains designated MNV-1, MNV-2, MNV-3, and MNV-4
 Serologic Evaluation:
 Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) detects antibodies against Norovirus in mouse sera.
 Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR):
 qPCR assay is based on the amplification of Norovirus genome. Test samples are positive when at least one copy of the virus is detected.
 Sample:
 Sera; Feces