Development of a Method to Detect Viral RNA Sequences From Cultured Cells by Combining Size Fraction and a Rapid Determination System for Viral RNA Sequences (RDV)Shumpei Watanabe1, Tetsuya Mizutani2*, Kouji Sakai3, Itoe Iizuka2, Tomoyuki Shiota2, Yusuke Sayama2, Shumpei Tsuda1, Kentaro Kato1,Shuetsu Fukushi2, Masayuki Saijo2, Ichiro Kurane2, Shigeru Morikawa2 and Hiroomi Akashi1
- *Corresponding Author:
- Dr. T. Mizutani
Department of Virology 1
National Institute of Infectious Diseases
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Accepted date: September 28, 2010; Published date: September 30, 2010
Citation: Watanabe S, Mizutani T, Sakai K, Iizuka I, Shiota T, et al. (2010) Development of a Method to Detect Viral RNA Sequences From Cultured Cells by Combining Size Fraction and a Rapid Determination System for Viral RNA Sequences (RDV). J Veterinar Sci Technol 1:103. doi:10.4172/2157-7579.1000103
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By combining size-fraction and a rapid determination system for viral RNA sequences (RDV), a method for sequence independent detection from virus-infected cultured cells was developed as “RDV-size fraction (RDV-SF)”. Using RDV- SF, we succeeded in detecting nucleotide fragment sequences of feline calicivirus (FCV) and Yokose virus (YOKV) from Vero E6 cells infected with FCV and YOKV, respectively. RDV-SF was useful in identifying RNA viruses with a genome size of more than 5 kb from virus-infected cultured cells.