TABLE 2:

Comparison of sensitivity between real-time RT-PCR and the ICA kit to detect PEDV

TCID50/mlCt* value of real-time RT-PCRICA kit result
PEDVTGEVPRCVRotavirus†
106.0 16.58+
105.0 20.18+
104.0 25.27+
103.0 28.81
102.0 32.24
101.0 n.d.
  • *Threshold cycle.

  • †Porcine rotavirus.

  • ICA, immunochromatographic assay; n.d., not detected; PEDV, porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus; PRCV, porcine respiratory coronavirus; TGEV, transmissible gastroenteritis virus.