Rodent Monitoring Services


 
Epizootic Diarrhea of Infant Mice (EDIM)
EDIM virus is a nonenveloped RNA virus of the rotavirus group A.  Multiple strains of EDIM have been identified.
 Serologic Evaluation:
 ELISA MFI or IFA detects antibodies against EDIM in mouse sera.
 Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR):
 qPCR assay is based on the amplification of EDIM genome. Test samples are positive when at least one copy of the virus is detected.
 Sample:
 Sera; Feces