This project involves screening an epidemiologically sound collection of faecal samples for equine rotavirus. It can be broken down into multiple stages, including: 1. sample collection; 2. development and validation of quantitative assays; 3. screening of samples for rotavirus; 4. further characterisation of selected isolates; 5. epidemiological analysis; and 6. analysis of quantitative data.
The University of Melbourne
1. Establish an equine diarrhoea sample bank. 2. Conduct survey of rotavirus in foal diarrhoea and nondiarrhoeal controls. 3. Use cuttingedge molecular methods to detect rotavirus.
Project Start Date
Friday, July 1, 2011
Project Completion Date
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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