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Luis Sarmiento-Pérez

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Aplicación de la reacción en cadena de la polimerasa para la identificación del virus sincitial respiratorio

Application of the polymerase chain reaction for detecting respiratory syncytial virus

Author

  • L Sarmiento Pérez
  • D Chacón
  • A Valdivia
  • C Savón
  • A Goyenechea

Summary, in English

The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was developed in order to identify the respiratory syncytial virus by using the reference strain. The high sensitivity and specificity obtained show the PCR utility for detecting the RSV genoma and its application on the diagnosis.

Publishing year

1997

Language

Spanish

Pages

3-21

Publication/Series

Revista cubana de medicina tropical

Volume

49

Issue

1

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

Editorial Ciencias Medicas

Topic

  • Respiratory Medicine and Allergy

Keywords

  • Evaluation Studies as Topic
  • Humans
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • RNA, Viral/analysis
  • Respiratory Syncytial Viruses/genetics
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Time Factors

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 0375-0760