Navigation Links
New accurate diagnostic test for swine H1N1 influenza using RT-PCR technology
Date:6/9/2009

New Rochelle, NY, June 9, 2009A new, easy-to-perform method for detecting both seasonal influenza A virus and the emerging H1N1 swine-derived influenza A virus in human clinical samples offers a fast, sensitive, and cost-effective diagnostic test that runs on standard laboratory equipment. This timely and broadly applicable molecular technique is described in an article published online ahead of print in Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (www.liebertpub.com). The article is available free online at www.liebertpub.com/vbz

The recent emergence and global spread of a new swine flu virus highlights the urgent need for a reliable diagnostic test that can discriminate the H1N1 influenza virus from other strains and can be readily implemented in clinical testing laboratories. The molecular strategy described in the article in Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases is based on proven and widely used Real-Time, Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) technology. The authors of the report entitled "A Simple Method for Molecular Detection of Swine-Origin and Human-Origin Influenza A Virus" describe the development of a new molecular probe that improves on the existing PCR assay used to diagnose seasonal influenza and enables detection of both the seasonal and H1N1 influenza A viruses in the same patient sample using a simple test protocol. Laetitia Ninove and colleagues from Universit de la Mditerrane and Institut de Recherche pour le Dveloppement (Marseille, France), Hpitaux de Marseille, CEH Oxford (UK), and EHESP School of Public Health (Rennes, France) provide data to support the sensitivity and effectiveness of the SYBR Green RT-PCR one-step assay used for screening clinical samples to detect the presence of influenza A virus. In positive samples this is followed by the addition of two probes that are able to
'/>"/>

Contact: Vicki Cohn
vcohn@liebertpub.com
914-740-2156
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. MedSolutions: Accurate Diagnosis Is Critical to Reducing Healthcare Costs
2. Craneware Supports Hospitals Compliance and Upfront Collections with Accurate Estimates
3. Thumbs Up at ARVO for Diaton Tonometer - New Through Eyelid Glaucoma Test Clinical Study Presented, Results as Accurate as Gold Standard
4. Haverford Wellness Center Launches Web Site Devoted to Accurate Diagnosis and Proper Treatment to Cure Lyme Disease
5. CSI: Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Television Shows Inaccurately Portray Violent Crime
6. Media Urged to Correct Inaccurate References to Swine Flu
7. New MR sequence helps radiologists more accurately evaluate abnormalities of the uterus and ovaries
8. New womens imaging technique allows for a more accurate diagnosis of breast cancer
9. Non-invasive test accurately identifies gynecologic malignancies
10. RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology Enabling Fast, Accurate Treatments for Pennsylvania Cancer Patients
11. First noninvasive technique to accurately predict mutations in human brain tumors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/27/2015)... VA (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 The ... accepting applications for its next class of Fellows — ... field of radiology business management. , Since 2009, ... significant contributions made by RBMA members to the Association ... a prestigious recognition because each Fellow candidate must meet ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... The report “Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome ... on the therapeutic development for polycystic ovarian syndrome. ... a woman's hormones are out of balance. Polycystic ... girls and young women. The cause of polycystic ... pipelines by identifying new targets and MOAs to ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... February 27, 2015 Prescription Drug ... U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Today, ... continue to utilize the “Take-Back” guidelines for the ... FDA. , Eufaula Prescription Drug Disposal Event , ... Drive in Eufaula, Oklahoma as the “Take-Back” site ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... 27, 2015 ResearchMoz has announced ... the analysis of the cell culture protein surface ... discusses the current scenario and development prospects of ... for the period of 2015 to 2019. , ... , The research report, titled Global Cell ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... VT (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 The ... mitigation plan for alleged violations that date back to ... department was completed as soon as it was approved ... Hermitage didn't agree with the allegations we agreed to ... Hermitage Inn Real Estate Holding Company. , Barnes further ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:RBMA Issues Call for Fellowship Applicants 2Health News:Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Therapeutics Pipeline Market H1 2015 Review Report Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Therapeutics Pipeline Market H1 2015 Review Report Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Therapeutics Pipeline Market H1 2015 Review Report Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 4Health News:Narconon Arrowhead Promotes Local Prescription Drug Take Back Day 2Health News:Narconon Arrowhead Promotes Local Prescription Drug Take Back Day 3Health News:Global Cell Culture Protein Surface Coating Industry: Rising Focus towards Stem Cells Research to Trigger Market Growth 2Health News:Global Cell Culture Protein Surface Coating Industry: Rising Focus towards Stem Cells Research to Trigger Market Growth 3Health News:Southern Vermont's Hermitage Club Announces Statement Regarding Vermont Attorney General Lawsuit for Permit Violations 2
... (NYSE: HUN ) will hold a conference call to discuss its ... 11:00 a.m. ET. Fourth quarter and full year 2007 results will be,released ... Call-in number for U.S. participants: ... Call-in number for international participants: (617) 213 - 4868 ...
... Spending Cuts, ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 8 President ... to the future of,health and health care for all ... the nation,s single largest payer of children,s health care ... from,discretionary health programs that children depend on, ranging from ...
... Despite Difficulties, States Rise Against the Status Quo ... - A new report from the,Robert Wood Johnson ... 2008: Rising to the Challenge, outlines 2007 efforts ... to address health care,reform at the state level. ...
... NHS Choices ( http://www.nhs.uk ), the,online ,front ... news service to,help people make sense of the ... Behind the headlines, on NHS Choices,( http://www.nhs.uk/News/Pages/NewsIndex.aspx ), ... the news. The service explains the,facts behind newspaper ...
... Feb. 8 The Integrated,Healthcare Association (IHA) welcomes ... third annual National Pay for Performance Summit at ... summit is the,leading forum on pay for performance ... Leapfrog Group has made outstanding contributions toward the,improvement ...
... finds spouses die sooner in unions where anger is suppressed ... secret to a long marriage is communication, and new research ... , A lengthy study of Midwestern couples finds that those ... the perennially resentful. The couples with the most unexpressed anger ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Huntsman to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Results on Friday, February 22, 2008 2Health News:Bush Budget Cuts Federal Health Programs Vital to the Health of All Children 2Health News:Bush Budget Cuts Federal Health Programs Vital to the Health of All Children 3Health News:Report Lists Key Policy Questions Facing State, National Health Reform 2Health News:Report Lists Key Policy Questions Facing State, National Health Reform 3Health News:Report Lists Key Policy Questions Facing State, National Health Reform 4Health News:Integrated Healthcare Association Welcomes Leah Binder, New CEO of Leapfrog Group to National Pay for Performance Summit 2Health News:Mutual Resentment in Marriage Can Be Deadly 2Health News:Mutual Resentment in Marriage Can Be Deadly 3
(Date:2/26/2015)... Legislation passed today by the House Ways ... prevent inappropriate prescriptions in Medicare Part D from crossing ... Medicare Act (PIMA) of 2014 , introduced by Ways ... (R-TX) and Ranking Member Jim McDermott (D-WA), recognizes the ... implement the right policies, said the Pharmaceutical Care Management ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... , Feb. 26, 2015  Spring Bank ... therapeutics for the treatment of Hepatitis B virus ... closing of a $22 million financing. Funds from ... 9200, a novel, broad spectrum antiviral agent derived ... acid hybrid (SMNH) chemistry platform, into Phase II ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... NEW YORK , Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Latin America is estimated at ... publisher said that population growth, government insurance, newly ... growth in the region and will continue to ... finding on torresearch into the market and interviews ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PCMA Statement on the 'Protecting the Integrity of Medicare Act' 2Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals Completes $22 Million Financing 2Kalorama: Led by Brazil, IVD Test Market in Latin America Exceeds 2 Billion 2Kalorama: Led by Brazil, IVD Test Market in Latin America Exceeds 2 Billion 3Kalorama: Led by Brazil, IVD Test Market in Latin America Exceeds 2 Billion 4
... with concave seats and standard-sized backrests ... like seats, backrests, armrests, and casters ... recommended for the following environments: industry, ... health care and office. • With ...
... Basic ergonomic chairs with concave seats ... • Select options like seats, backrests, ... BTN/1Q-CAB chairs are recommended for the ... room, static control, health care and ...
... chairs with concave seats and standard-sized ... options like seats, backrests, armrests, and ... are recommended for the following environments: ... control, health care and office. • ...
... chairs with concave seats and standard-sized ... options like seats, backrests, armrests, and ... are recommended for the following environments: ... control, health care and office. • ...
Medicine Products: