Avian influenza: improved diagnostics for detecting antibodies to H5N1

Summary

The ability to rapidly detect flock exposure to H5N1 will play a major role in containing spread of the disease thereby enabling eradication. Deliverables of proposed research: A cost effective diagnostic test which enables mass screening of poultry flocks to detect whether vaccinated birds have been exposed to field stains of H5N1.

Program

Chicken Meat

Research Organisation

CSIRO

Objective Summary

To develop a competition ELISA aimed at detecting antibodies specifically against H5N1. Outcomes of proposed work

Project Code

PRJ-000251

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Sunday, July 1, 2007

Project Completion Date

Monday, September 30, 2013

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

Safeguarding Australia

National Priority

Biosecurity

National Priority

CME-Improve chicken meat production through the whole supply chain

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Avian Influenza: Improved diagnostics for detecting antibodies to H5N1