[The importance of the polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of viral infections].

Abstract

This review summarizes the basics of PCR technology. Besides technical details for optimization of the procedure, PCR as a diagnostic tool for viral infections is described. In the second part of the article, different techniques for the detection of the PCR products are described and compared.

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@article{Tolle1993TheIO, title={[The importance of the polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of viral infections].}, author={Tanja K Tolle and Michael Roggendorf}, journal={Immunität und Infektion}, year={1993}, volume={21 6}, pages={165-70} }