2010 CVM News: Cornell experts: Virus flows in to Lake Superior
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This news item is about: Recently completed testing has identified the presence of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus (VHSV) in fish that were taken from Lake Superior. The findings were made by collaborating laboratories at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the USGS Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle, Washington. The Cornell investigators involved in survey design, collections and evaluation of the samples using a highly sensitive technique, referred to as qRT-PCR, are graduate student Emily Cornwell and collaborating graduate student Geof Eckerlin, Drs. Mark Bain, Paul R. Bowser and James W. Casey. Investigators at USGS Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle, Washington, who confirmed the presence of the virus by testing of the same samples with a different method and for genetic typing of the virus are Drs. Gael Kurath and James R Winton.
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Bowser, Paul, Casey, James W.