RSV testing

Dr Kevin O'Donnell odonnell at sasa.gov.uk
Fri Jan 19 06:43:19 EST 1996


On 19 Jan 96 at 1:18, Kenneth Bromberg, MD wrote:


> 	The Journal of Clinical Micro is full of comparisons about these 
> tests.  PCR is OK for it as well but I would consider it overkill.

Are there many cases where  PCR  is not  overkill?  Or to put the 
question another way, aside from screening for mutations, for which
 applications in the clinical or plant pathology fields  is PCR now the
 method of choice?

Kevin

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