New methods for the quantitation of microbial nucleic acids

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Abstract

Nucleic acid amplification reactions offer a great deal of potential for the accurate and sensitive detection/quantitation of microbial nucleic acids in human body fluids and have, in some cases, an edge over techniques using immunoassays. Successful detections include : nucleic acids from viruses such as HIV, rotaviruses,coxsackieviruses, papilloma viruses, pestiviruses as well as microorganisms in intestinal fluids.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1127-1130
Number of pages4
JournalPure and Applied Chemistry
Volume63
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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