The StrVuldtec-qPCR comprises a series of specific targeted reagents designed for Strongylus vulgaris detection by using qPCR. Strongylus vulgaris (commonly known as the blood worm), is a common horse parasite in the phylum Nematoda. It is a long worm with a large biting mouth and a reddish color. S. vulgaris is responsible verminous arteritis and is a common cause of colic in horses. Symptoms can range from weightless or dull hair coat to diarrhea, weakness, anorexia and anemia. Severe cases can show signs of having severe colic, rupture of the intestines, and death. This nematode has a worldwide distribution, wherever there are grassland and temperate environments.
Kit Content and Prices
GPS™ primers and probes are sold for research use only
All GPS™ Kits are available in F100 and MONODOSE Format
GPS™ reagents are compatible with all qPCR devices