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Diagnostic tests
‘Reliable, fast and simple’ test for AHS

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RESEARCHERS at the Pirbright Institute have developed a field test to diagnose African horse sickness (AHS) which they say is ‘reliable, fast and simple to use’.

The research team used a technique known as ‘loop-mediated isothermal amplification’ (LAMP) to detect AHS virus in samples. They say that, as well as being easy to use, the …

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