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IDEXX IBR gB X3 Ab Test
Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR)/Bovine Herpesvirus-1 (BHV-1)
The IDEXX IBR gB X3 Ab Test is an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the detection of glycoprotein-B-specific antibodies to bovine herpesvirus-1 (BHV-1) in bovine samples using IBR gB-specific monoclonal antibodies.
* Availability / Distribution: Outside the U.S.
- Serum, plasma and milk samples
- Blocking format
- Results in less than 4 hours
- Optional overnight protocol
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About Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR)/
Bovine Herpesvirus-1 (BHV-1)
Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) is a highly contagious, infectious disease that is caused by bovine herpesvirus-1 (BHV-1). In addition to causing respiratory disease, this virus can cause conjunctivitis, abortions, encephalitis and generalised systemic infections. Although clinical findings may be highly suggestive of IBR, no real pathognomonic signs provide a clinical diagnosis for IBR. Therefore, laboratory confirmation is necessary to identify BHV-1 infection. Confirmation of exposure to BHV-1 is facilitated by measurement of antibody in serum, plasma or milk. Countries that have IBR control programs require IBR-free certification prior to shipping cattle to their regions. ELISA is the test procedure of choice in many European IBR programs.
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