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Confirmation of Rabies Infection by Mouse Inoculation Test and Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction in Suspected Samples of Cow and Mule

Confirmation of Rabies Infection by Mouse Inoculation Test and Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction in Suspected Samples of Cow and Mule

Zain ul Abidin1, Aisha Khatoon2, Abdul Whab Manzoor1,*, Nida Arooj1, Sajjad Ali1 and Muhammad Numan1

1Veterinary Research Institute, Zarrar Shaheed Road, Lahore Cantonment-13
2Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture Faisalabad

*     Corresponding author: whab2010@gmail.com

 

Fig. 1.

Mouse from the group 1 inoculated with suspected cow sample (Case No. 1) at day 14 post-inoculation showing paralysis of tail and hind legs along with roughness of the fur.

Fig. 2.

Mouse from the group 2 inoculated with suspected mule sample (Case No. 2) at day 11 post-inoculation showing more pronounced paralysis of tail and hind legs.

Fig. 3.

RT-PCR results of the sample. M, ladder; 1, cow sample; 2, mule sample; 3, positive control; 4, negative control.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

December

Vol. 50, Iss. 6, Pages 1999-2398

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