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Volume 9, Number 10—October 2003

Dispatch

West Nile Virus Detection in American Crows

Sarah A. Yaremych*Comments to Author , Richard E. Warner*, Marshall T. Van de Wyngaerde†, Adam M. Ringia†, Richard Lampman†, and Robert J. Novak†
Author affiliations: *University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA; †Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois, USA

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Results of West Nile virus testing of American Crow fecal, saliva, and tissue samples

Sample no. VecTesta RT-PCR TaqManb
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2
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3
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4
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5
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6
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7
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8
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9
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-
10
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11
-
-
12
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13
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14
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15 + -

aVecTest West Nile virus/Saint Louis encephalitis virus Antigen Panel Assay (Medical Analysis Systems Inc., Camarillo, CA).
bReverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; Taqman (Applied Biosystems, Foster City, CA).

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