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Bioguard Avian Influenza (AIV) Ag Test

Avian influenza or bird flu refers to the disease caused by infection with avian influenza type A viruses. These viruses naturally spread among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect domestic poultry and other bird and animal species. These viruses are classified as low pathogenicity (LPAI) or high pathogenicity (HPAI) based on their severity in the avian species they usually infect.

 

Methodology: Immunochromatographic assay
Specimen: Avian larygeal tracheal seretionsor cloacal discharge
Target: Avian Influenza Virus Antigen

 

Sensitivity: Sensitivity: 98.46% VS HA
Specificity: Specificity: 100% VS HA

 

Packs: Available in boxes of 5 kits

 

Shelf life: 24 months

 

Storage

Store in a dry place at room temperature. Avoid direct sunlight. If stored in the refrigerator, return to room temperature before use. DO NOT FREEZE.

 

Product Code: C6C 303002

 

 

Bioguard Avian Influenza (AIV) Ag Test

  • Rapid Detection Test for Avian Influenza (AIV) antigen in birds.

    • Specific and sensitive
    • Easy to perform
    • Simple and accurate
    • Results in 5-10 minutes
       

    Only available to veterinarians

     

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR VETERINARIANS
    Low pathogenicity avian influenza (LPAI) exists in wild birds and have been detected in New Zealand. New Zealand does not have high pathogenicity avian influenza (HPAI) but is of concern. If you see 3 or more sick or dead birds, or suspect a case of HPAI, contact the Exotic Pest and Disease hotline on 0800 80 99 66. Provide details of the mortality (such as species involved, number dead and location) and your contact details.Use personal protective equipment before handling any potentially infected birds.

    For more information please refer to the MPI website: https://www.mpi.govt.nz/biosecurity/pests-and-diseases-not-in-new-zealand/animal-diseases-not-in-nz/high-pathogenicity-avian-influenza/information-for-veterinarians/

     

     

    Product code: 

    • 5 kits/ box: C6C 303002
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