Detection of Schmallenberg virus made possible by bioMérieux:
the ADIAGENE PCR kit has been validated by ANSES
Marcy l'Etoile, France - March 27, 2012. ADIAGENE, a member of
the bioMérieux group and specialized in diagnostics for animal
health, has obtained ANSES validation for a kit for the
detection of Schmallenberg virus, responsible for the epidemic
currently affecting livestock in Europe. Based on molecular
biology techniques, the new ADIAVET Schmallenberg virus PCR
detection kit was developed by ADIAGENE in close collaboration
with the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational
Health and Safety (ANSES, Maisons-Alfort, France). The
Direction Générale de l'Alimentation (DGAL) has just authorized
its use in certified French public veterinary laboratories.
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