Published by the CDC With the continuing resurgence of pertussis, health care professionals will see more patients with suspected pertussis. Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is an important tool for timely diagnosis of pertussis and is increasingly available to clinicians. PCR is a molecular technique used to detect DNA sequences of the Bordetella pertussis bacterium and […]
Molecular tests for human papillomavirus (HPV), Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in liquid-based cytology specimen.
Lee SH, Vigliotti VS, Pappu S. BMC Womens Health. 2009 Apr 9;9:8. Department of Pathology, Milford Hospital, Milford, Connecticut, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract BACKGROUND: Laboratory detection of Human papillomavirus (HPV), Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in liquid-based cervicovaginal cytology specimens is now based on identification of the DNA sequences unique to these infectious agents. However, current […]