Oligopeptide-based enzyme immunoassay for ovine lentivirus antibody detection

J. Kwang, Jose V Torres

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Ovine progressive pneumonia virus (OPPV) is a lentivirus which causes a progressive disease in sheep. Immunodominant epitopes have been identified in the envelope gp40 glycoprotein. Synthetic peptides representing these regions are able to detect the presence of OPPV antibodies in 96% of infected sheep.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1813-1815
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)

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