Volume 10, Number 12—December 2004
VecTest as Diagnostic and Surveillance Tool for West Nile Virus in Dead Birds
|Species||N||No. positive||No. narrow-line resultsb|
|Great Horned Owl||10||0||0|
aRT-PCR, reverse transcriptase–polymerase chain reaction.
bType of result most commonly seen in internal tissues of RT-PCR—negative birds (see text).
cGreat Blue Heron (1), Mallard (1), Herring Gull (1), Great Black-backed Gull (1), Mourning Dove (2), Scarlet Tanager (1).
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