Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

6-16-1992

Abstract

A method of testing serum from swine vaccinated against pseudorabies virus with viral envelope-based subunit vaccines to determine the presence of antibodies to infecting pseudorabies virus in wihch an immunoassay is performed on the swine serum using a pseudorabies virus antigen preparation comprising nucleocapsid proteins of the pseudorabies virus. The universal diagnostic antigen is one or more nucleocapsid proteins having relative molecular weights of approximately 23 k, 34 k, 41 k, 63 k and 140 k.

Patent Number

US 5,122,447

ISURF Reference Number

1143

Assignee

Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.,

Application Number

US 07/299,990

Date Filed

1-23-1989

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf