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Table 5 Pathogens used for specificity testing

From: Comparison of three different PCR protocols for the detection of ferlaviruses

Pathogen familiy Host Genus or species Sample type
Sunviridae Python Sunshinevirus Cell culture isolate
Reoviridae Python Orthoreovirus Cell culture isolate
Arenaviridae Python Reptarenavirus Tissue
Tobaniviridae (Order Nidovirales) Python Pregotovirus (Subfamily Serpentovirinae) Oral swab
Herpesviridae Tortoise Scutavirus (testudinid herpesvirus 1) Cell culture isolate
Herpesviridae Tortoise Scutavirus (testudinid herpesvirus 3) Cell culture isolate
Adenoviridae Python Atadenovirus Cell culture isolate
Iridoviridae Tortoise Ranavirus (Common midwife toad virus-like) Cell culture isolate
Picornaviridae Tortoise Torchivirus Cell culture isolate
Mycoplasmataceae Tortoise Mycoplasma spp. Nasal wash
Cryptosporidiidae Lizard Cryptosporidium varanii Feces
Chlamydiae Bird Chlamydia psittaci Feces