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Long-term storage limits PCR-based analyses of malaria parasites in archival dried blood spots.

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BACKGROUND: Blood samples collected in epidemiological and clinical investigations and then stored, often at room temperature, as blood spots dried on a filter paper have become one of the most popular source of material for further molecular analyses of malaria parasites. The dried blood spots are often archived so that they can be used for further retrospective investigations of parasite prevalence, or as new genetic markers come to the fore. However, the suitability of the template obtaine...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-11-339

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Jaroensuk, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Imwong, M
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria journal Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
339
Publication date:
2012-01-05
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1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
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uuid:7ac04a59-557c-4b39-9640-82bd2a40d5e6
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353922
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pubs:353922

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