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Table 2 Comparison of conventional RT-PCR and RT-LAMP in terms of detection of PPRV in nasal secretions

From: Genetic detection of peste des petits ruminants virus under field conditions: a step forward towards disease eradication

Species Type of test Days post inoculation Total no. of positive samples
2 4 6 8 10 12 14
Goat RT-PCRa - + + + + + + 6
RT-LAMP + + + + + + + 7
Sheep RT-PCR - - - - + - - 1
RT-LAMP - - - - + + - 2
  1. aThese samples were also confirmed by RT-PCR mentioned in OIE terrestrial Manual [1]