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Comparison of the Roche RealTime ready Influenza A/H1N1 Detection Set with CDC A/H1N1pdm09 RT-PCR on samples from three hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Abstract:

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) can be considered the gold standard for detection of influenza viruses due to its high sensitivity and specificity. Roche has developed the RealTime ready Influenza A/H1N1 Detection Set, consisting of a generic influenza virus A PCR targeting the M2 gene (M2 PCR) and a specific PCR targeting the hemagglutinin (HA) of A/H1N1-pdm09 (HA PCR, 2009 H1N1), with the intention to make a reliable, rapid, and simple test to detect and quantify 2009 H1N1 in clin...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease
Volume:
74
Issue:
2
Pages:
131-136
Publication date:
2012-10-05
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EISSN:
1879-0070
ISSN:
0732-8893
URN:
uuid:8a324937-95fa-43b1-8e97-20ed4bad4510
Source identifiers:
342306
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pubs:342306

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