Immunofluorescence staining (IF) - strategies used in diagnosis of animal infectious disease for animal health/h1>

The immunofluorescence staining is to detect viral antigen using virus-specific monoclonal or polyclonal antibodies fluorescent staining of viral antigens is visualized under a fluorescent microscope. Picture loading failed.
Figure 3. Immunofluorescence staining of vaccinia virus infected cell [16]. Areas of virus assembly within the cell are pink. Host and viral DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is blue. The host cell's DNA is contained within its nucleus (large oval). Actin protein filaments, which make up part of the cytoskeleton, are green.


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  • What is lateral flow and how to use it for animal infectious disease?
  • Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISA)
  • Immunofluorescence staining (IF)- strategies for animal health
  • Immunohistochemistry (IHC), In situ hybridization (ISH), Virus isolation (VI)
  • Electron microscopy (EM), Molecular Methods
  • The strategies used in diagnosis of animal infectious disease for animal health

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