PCR for detection of respiratory viruses: seasonal variations of virus infections.

@article{Olofsson2011PCRFD,
  title={PCR for detection of respiratory viruses: seasonal variations of virus infections.},
  author={S. Olofsson and Robin Brittain-Long and Lars Magnus Andersson and Johan Westin and Magnus Lindh},
  journal={Expert review of anti-infective therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 8},
  pages={615-26}
}
Real-time PCR and related methods have revolutionized the laboratory diagnosis of viral respiratory infections because of their high detection sensitivity, rapidness and potential for simultaneous detection of 15 or more respiratory agents. Results from studies with this diagnostic modality have significantly expanded our knowledge about the seasonality of… CONTINUE READING