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DNA-based identification and epidemiologic typing of bacterial pathogens.

@article{Versalovic1993DNAbasedIA,
  title={DNA-based identification and epidemiologic typing of bacterial pathogens.},
  author={J. Versalovic and C. Woods and P. Georghiou and R. Hamill and J. Lupski},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={117 11},
  pages={
          1088-98
        }
}
  • J. Versalovic, C. Woods, +2 authors J. Lupski
  • Published 1993
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
  • Genotypic, or DNA-based, methods have become increasingly applicable for infectious disease diagnosis and epidemiologic analysis. The ability to assess the pathogen's genotype directly bypasses requirements for cultivation and may diminish diagnostic delays with fastidious organisms. Genotypic typing methods have enhanced epidemiologic studies by providing techniques with greater discriminatory ability and smaller proportions of nontypeable samples. Hence, these methods enable rigorous studies… CONTINUE READING
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