Introducing a molecular test into the clinical microbiology laboratory: development, evaluation, and validation.

  • Betty A. Forbes
  • Published 2003 in Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine

Abstract

CONTEXT In the mid-1980s, the polymerase chain reaction methodology for the amplification of minute amounts of target DNA was successfully developed and then introduced into clinical use; such technology has led to a revolution in diagnostic testing. Despite enormous advances in the detection of infectious agents by amplification methods, there are also… (More)

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@article{Forbes2003IntroducingAM, title={Introducing a molecular test into the clinical microbiology laboratory: development, evaluation, and validation.}, author={Betty A. Forbes}, journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine}, year={2003}, volume={127 9}, pages={1106-11} }