A comprehensive and updated volume for the clinical virologist. ac Details laboratory procedures for detecting and handling viruses, from specimen requirements and quality assurance to virus detection and identification, from the fundamentals through the latest molecular methods. ac Presents the most current knowledge on the wide range of specific viral pathogens. ac Includes information on services provided by federal and state public health virology laboratories. ac Provides essential information for clinicians and laboratory virologists.The commercially available quantitative PCR for cytomegalovirus (CMV) andRTPCR assaysfor HIVand hepatitis C virus(HCV) (Roche Molecular Systems, Pleasanton, CA)all use a single concentration ofa competitor (quantitation standard) toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Clinical Virology Manual|
|Author||:||Steven C. Specter, Richard L. Hodinka, Danny L. Wiedbrauk, Stephen A. Young|
|Publisher||:||American Society for Microbiology Press - 2009-05-09|