West Nile Virus

RAMP® WNV

The RAMP® WNV test is used to screen for the presence of WNV, the causative agent of West Nile Viral Encephalitis. Samples are obtained from homogenized mosquitoes or via a swab sample from a deceased corvid. The RAMP® WNV test consists of a single-use, disposable test cartridge to be used with either the portable RAMP® Reader or the multi-port RAMP® 200. Both readers provide rapid, easy-to-interpret, quantitative results.

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Dengue

RAMP® Dengue

The RAMP® Dengue test detects antigen of all four Dengue virus serotypes (DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3, and DENV-4) in mosquito homogenate. The RAMP® Dengue test consists of a single-use, disposable test cartridge to be used with either the portable RAMP® Reader or the multi-port RAMP® 200. Both readers provide rapid, easy-to-interpret, quantitative results.

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RAMP® WNV in the news

Getting a positive test sample of the West Nile virus is one way to begin stopping it from spreading. The county of Aberdeen has first hand experience with WNV detection with the RAMP sytem.

 

http://www.ksfy.com/content/news/RAMP-testing-quickly-determines-if-a-mosquito-has-west-nile-virus-489809771.html

 

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