Rodent Monitoring Services

Mouse Hepatitis Virus (MHV)
MHV is an enveloped RNA coronavirus.  Approximately 25 strains or isolates have been described
 Serologic Evaluation:
 MFI or IFA detects antibodies against MHV in mouse sera.
 Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR):
 qPCR assay is based on the amplification of MHV genome. Test samples are positive when at least one copy of the virus is detected.
 Sera; Feces