New test to detect Norovirus in oysters


PCR kit manufacturer Primerdesign has developed a new test for detecting Norovirus in oysters

The genesig Easy-Oys kit can detect genogroups I and II in oyster tissue and can be used on site to identify contamination throughout the production line, reducing the risk to public health and minimising shellfish farm closures.

The kit contains everything needed and returns results in four hours.

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