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Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Jan;74(2):543-6. Epub 2007 Nov 16.

Detection of murine norovirus 1 by using plaque assay, transfection assay, and real-time reverse transcription-PCR before and after heat exposure.

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  • 1Ghent University, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Laboratory of Food Microbiology and Food Preservation, Coupure links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.

Abstract

The correlation between the detection of murine norovirus 1 RNA by real-time reverse transcription-PCR and the infectivity by plaque assay before and after heat exposure (80 degrees C) was examined. No correlation was found in the current study. Moreover, heat inactivation had a much stronger detrimental effect on virus infectivity than on the integrity of the viral genome.

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