I don't know of any sources since I have to send all West Nile testing to a
reference lab... sorry! I assume you have tried calling the company that
manufactured the PCR assay to see if they recommend a control... barring
that, I would recommend a Google search as well. I found several
laboratories there that are running a WNV RT-PCR assay and may be able to
"jaymone" <jaymone at paonline.com> wrote in message
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> I am looking for a source of West Nile Virus RNA for use as a positive
> control for RT-PCR. Does anyone know of such a source? All I need is a
> micrograms of purified RNA. I don't have the BSL-3 facilities to grow the
> virus myself. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
>> Jay Mone' Ph.D