A 28-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: influenza on rt pcr test?
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Infectious Disease 14 years experience
Detection test: Rt-pcr is reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; it is a way to amplify and detect the presence of certain sequences of rna, in this case, the ones particular to influenza.
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Infectious Disease 25 years experience
Definition: It is an amplification technique where even small amounts of viral RNA can be detected. This test is primarily for remote community practices and non-nasopharyngeal specimens, as it is performed 1x/day.
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Last updated Feb 4, 2017
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