Project

PEDetect: Validation of diagnostic tests for the detection and monitoring of porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus in Belgium

Acronym
PEDetect
Duration
01 September 2015 → 01 October 2016
Funding
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Microbiology
    • Systems biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
Keywords
porcine epidemic diarrheavirus
 
Project description

Are the available diagnostic tests accurate enough to monitor and detect the current PEDV infections in Belgium?
How do infections with recent Belgian PEDV strains manifests, and are there differences in virulence/pathogenesis betwee, historic and recent PEDV strains?