Five Years' Experience of Reverse-Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction in Daily Diagnosis of Enterovirus and Rhinovirus Infections

Vuorinen, Tytti; Vainionpää, Raija; Hyypiä, Timo
August 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p452
Academic Journal
Determines the efficiency of reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) assays used in diagnosing enterovirus and rhinovirus infections. Comparison of results obtained by conventional virus isolation and those obtained with RT-PCR methods; Recommendation of RT-PCR as the primary diagnostic tool for enterovirus and rhinovirus infections.


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