Usutu Virus (USUV)

307.212,550.07

Validated qPCR / RT-PCR kit for Usutu Virus (USUV)

Detection channel: FAM (518nm)

Available in different versions:

-Direct One-Step PCR (extraction-less direct detection)

-One-Step PCR (extraction kit needed)

-Standard PCR (extraction kit and RT step needed)

-Oligo (without PCR mix)

In 100/200/500 reactions, with optional copy number positive control

(Not for use in diagnostic procedures)

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Description

Usutu virus (USUV) is an emerging zoonotic arbovirus of concern because of its pathogenicity to humans and its similarity in ecology with other emerging arboviruses such as West Nile virus. USUV is a flavivirus belonging to the Japanese encephalitis complex.

USUV’s host range includes primarily Culex mosquitoes, birds, and humans.

USUV has been reported from several African countries including Senegal, Central African Republic, Nigeria, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, and Morocco. Only two human cases have been identified in Africa, in 1981 and 2004, with one benign and one severe case described. The first human case outside of Africa was reported in Italy in 2009, where an immunocompromised patient was infected, causing encephalitis.

Additional information

Type and quantity

Direct One-Step PCR (100 reactions), Direct One-Step PCR (200 reactions), Direct One-Step PCR (500 reactions), One-Step PCR (100 reactions), One-Step PCR (200 reactions), One-Step PCR (500 reactions), Standard PCR (100 reactions), Standard PCR (200 reactions), Standard PCR (500 reactions), Oligo (100 reactions)

Copy number positive control

No, Yes