A1 Journal article – refereed
Comparison of sampling methods for the detection of human rhinovirus RNA

List of Authors: Waris M, Osterback R, Lahti E, Vuorinen T, Ruuskanen O, Peltola V
Publication year: 2013
Journal: Journal of Clinical Virology
Journal name in source: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL VIROLOGY
Journal acronym: J CLIN VIROL
Number in series: 1
Volume number: 58
Issue number: 1
Number of pages: 5
ISSN: 1386-6532

Conclusion: HRV remains well detectable by PCR in specimens mailed to the laboratory. The diagnostic efficacy of NPA can be obtained with NS, quantitative comparison and patient comfort favouring flocked nylon-tipped over cotton-tipped swabs. (C) 2013 Elsevier B. V. All rights reserved.

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