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Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus (PPRV)

ID Rapid® PPR Antigen

Rapid test

Dipstick field test for the detection of PPR Virus infection. Technology based upon reagents developed at a FAO/OIE reference laboratory (CIRAD, Montpellier, France).






  • High specificity (>99%) and sensitivity (100% on ocular swabs), detects all 4 lineages
  • Results in less than 20 minutes
  • Swab eluate samples may be sent to a lab for confirmation with the ID Screen® PPR Antigen capture ELISA, given that the sample buffer is compatible

Method :

Antigen capture

Species :

Ovine, caprine and other species

Specimens :

Ocular (preferred), nasal, oral or rectal swabs

Product reference


PPRAGDIP-25 25 dipsticks
  1. Milovanović M. et al. (2022). The Experimental Infection of Goats with Small Ruminant Morbillivirus Originated from Barbary Sheep. Pathogens (Basel, Switzerland), 11(9), 991.
  2. Halecker S. et al. (2020). Comparative evaluation of different antigen detection methods for the detection of peste des petits ruminants virus. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 67(6), 2881-2891.
  3. Halecker S. et al. (2019). Studies on the evaluation of a molecular PEN-SIDE TEST for PPRV. Poster presented at the 13thEpizone annual meeting, 26-28 August 2019, Berlin, Germany.