Viability PCR a New Approach for Monitoring Intracellular Pathogens Viability
Researchers from the VAR-CODA-CERVA, Brussels, Belgium, used viability PCR for evaluating the infectious potential of Coxiella burnetii, an obligate intracellular pathogen.
Using reagents and instruments from GenIUL, Infective doses were established with ethidium monoazide-PCR for the first time.
Mori M, Boarbi S, Michel P, Bakinahe R, Rits K, et al. (2013) In Vitro and In Vivo Infectious Potential of Coxiella burnetii: A Study on Belgian Livestock Isolates. PLoS ONE 8(6): e67622. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0067622
Tags: PCR, Pathogen, Coxiella, Coxiella burnetii
Date Published: July 22, 2013
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