RT-PCR

Importance of PCR in identification of urinary tract infection

The status and future direction of advanced urine testing: multiplex PCR- published on March 7, 2023 from Urology Times highlights that the importance of PCR in identification of Urinary tract infection. The article discuss the approach used by Solaris Diagnostics along with some other laboratories in the industry. The standard urine culture (SUC) has several […]

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Influenza A virus

In 2009, a new subtype of influenza A virus called H1N1, or Swine Flu, was identified after it caused outbreaks in North America. The virus quickly spread around the world, with 74 countries and territories reporting laboratory-confirmed infections by the time the WHO declared a pandemic in June 2009. According to the CDC, between 2009

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Shigella

Shigella is a type of bacteria that can cause a condition called shigellosis. It is A gram-negative bacterium that causes an infection called shigellosis that infects the lining of the intestines. It is transmitted through the fecal-oral route, It can also be spread through contact with a person who is infected or contracted from contaminated

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Treponema Pallidum

Treponema Pallidum is a bacterium that is a common Sexually Transmitted Infection. Treponema pallidum is a thin, spiral-shaped bacterium that is difficult to visualize with a light microscope. It is transmitted through direct contact with a syphilis sore or through transmission from mother to child during pregnancy. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), syphilis

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