Affiliation: Living Cell Technologies
Country: New Zealand
- Multiplex high resolution melting assay for estimation of Porcine Endogenous Retrovirus (PERV) relative gene dosage in pigs and detection of PERV infection in xenograft recipientsShaun Wynyard
Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Living Cell Technologies, Manukau 2025, New Zealand
J Virol Methods 175:95-100. 2011..This assay can be used as both a screening tool for PERV proviral levels within donor pigs and as a diagnostic tool to examine PERV transmission in human patients treated with porcine xenotransplantation material...
- Absence of transmission of potentially xenotic viruses in a prospective pig to primate islet xenotransplantation studyOlga Garkavenko
Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Living Cell Technologies NZ Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand
J Med Virol 80:2046-52. 2008..There was no evidence of pig virus transmission into primate recipients. This preclinical study underlines the information concerning viral safety of islet cell xenograft in pig-to-primate xenotransplantation...