Comparison of quantitative real time PCR with Sequencing and ribosomal RNA-FISH for the identification of fungi in Formalin fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue specimens

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BACKGROUND Identification of the causative agents of invasive fungal infections (IFI) is critical for guiding antifungal therapy. Cultures remain negative in a substantial number of IFI cases. Accordingly, species identification from formalin fixed, paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue specimens by molecular methods such as fluorescence in situ hybridisation… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-11-202

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@inproceedings{Rickerts2011ComparisonOQ, title={Comparison of quantitative real time PCR with Sequencing and ribosomal RNA-FISH for the identification of fungi in Formalin fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue specimens}, author={Volker Rickerts and Prasanna D. Khot and David Myerson and Daisy L. Ko and Evelyn Lambrecht and David N. Fredricks}, booktitle={BMC infectious diseases}, year={2011} }