, Volume 92, Issue 1-2, pp 55-62

Evaluation of the use of monoclonal antibodies to hemagglutinin and fusion glycoproteins of Newcastle disease virus for virus identification and strain differentiation purposes

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Monoclonal antibodies detect evident antigenic variations in NDV HN and F protein. However, the A/PMV-1 viruses can be identified by HI test using a preparation made of the combination of two different monoclonals.

A primary evaluation of the pathogenicity of the isolated viruses can be made by HI test using monoclonal antibodies but needs always confirmation using conventional pathogenicity tests.