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Schmallenberg Virus (SBV)

ID Screen® Schmallenberg virus Indirect Multi-species


Indirect ELISA kit for the detection of anti-Schmallenberg virus (SBV) antibodies in ruminant serum and plasma from multiple species, including cattle, sheep and goats

Please contact IDvet for use on other species.





  • The first commercial ELISA for SBV serology
  • High sensitivity and specificity in external validation studies
  • Approved by the ANSES (France) and FLI (Germany) laboratories
  • Automatable and therefore suited to high throughput testing
  • Screening and confirmation formats available

Method :

Indirect ELISA

Description :

Confirmation format: Each sample is tested in duplicate in a coated well (even columns) and in an adjacent non-coated well (odd columns). Results are calculated with respect to the corrected sample OD value (even well OD – odd well OD).

Species :

Ruminants and other species

Specimens :

Serum and plasma

Coated antigen :

Recombinant SBV antigen

Conjugate :

Anti-multi-species IgG-HRP conjugate (concentrated 10X)

Screening Format

Product reference

Kit format


Plate format

SBVS-2P 2 plates 192 12 x 8-well strips
SBVS-5P 5 plates 480 12 x 8-well strips

Confirmation Format

Product reference

Kit format


Plate format

SBVB-5P 5 plates (biwell) 240 6 x 16 well strips
SBVB-10P 10 plates (biwell) 480 6 x 16 well strips
  1. Jack C., Anstaett O, Adams J, Noad R, Browlie J., Mertens P. Evidence of seroconversion to SBV in camelids. Veterinary Record 2012 170:603 doi: 10.1136/vr.e3939
  2. Kaba et al. Schmallenberg Virus Antibodies Detected in Poland. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. Rapid Communication. 2012.
  3. Linden A, Desmecht D, Volpe R, Wirtgen M, Pirson J, Paternostre J, et al. Epizootic Spreads of Schmallenberg virus among wild cervids, Belgium, fall 2011. Emerg Infect Dis (Internet). 2012 Dec.
  4. Bréard E, Lara E, Comtet L, Viarouge C, Doceul V, et al. (2013) Validation of a Commercially Available Indirect Elisa Using a Nucleocapside Recombinant Protein for Detection of Schmallenberg Virus Antibodies. PLoS ONE 8(1): e53446. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053446

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