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Direct RT-qPCR assay for SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (Alpha, B.1.1.7 and Beta, B.1.351) detection and quantification in wastewater

Lower than a 12 months following the Extreme acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak, variants of concern have emerged within the type of variant Alpha (B.1.1.7, the British variant) and Beta (B.1.351, the South Africa variant). Resulting from their excessive infectivity and morbidity, it has grow to be clear that it’s essential to rapidly…

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Comparison of SARS-CoV-2 Detection by Rapid Antigen and by Three Commercial RT-qPCR Tests: A Study from Martin University Hospital in Slovakia

The worldwide pandemic of coronavirus illness 2019 (COVID-19) brought on by the extreme acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is having an incredible affect on the worldwide financial system, well being care programs and the lives of virtually all folks on this planet. The Central European nation of Slovakia reached one of many highest day…

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Comparison between Whatman FTA Elute Cards and Conventional Swab for the Detection of Pathogenic Enteric Bacteria Using an RT-qPCR Assay

The emergence of outbreaks of foodborne sickness is carefully related to meals contamination attributable to varied enteric pathogens, resembling Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis, and Staphylococcus aureus. The management of enteric pathogens poses a problem attributable to the truth that these pathogens can persist for an extended time frame within the surroundings. The fast detection of pathogenic…

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A novel multiplex qPCR method for assessing the comparative lengths of telomeres

Background: The comparative size of telomeres is taken into account to be associated to illnesses similar to most cancers, growing old, and cardiovascular illnesses. qPCR is at the moment one of many fundamental strategies for detecting telomere size. Nevertheless, because of the distinctive sequence of telomeres (extremely repetitive six-base sequence), it’s troublesome to design primers and…

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Development of multiplex TaqMan qPCR for simultaneous detection and differentiation of eight common swine viral and bacterial pathogens

It’s laborious to diagnose the infections of classical swine fever virus (CSFV), porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV), porcine circovirus sort 2 (PCV2), and Suid herpesvirus 1 (SuHV-1) due to the same scientific signs in piglets. Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), Streptococcus suis (S. suis), Salmonella choleraesuis (S. choleraesuis, serotype: 6,7:c:1,5), and Escherichia coli (E.…

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Rapid, early and accurate SARS-CoV-2 detection using RT-qPCR in primary care: a prospective cohort study (REAP-1)

Goals: We discover the significance of SARS-CoV-2 sentinel surveillance testing in major care throughout a regional COVID-19 outbreak in Austria. Design: Potential cohort examine. Setting: A single sentinel apply serving 22 829 individuals within the ski-resort of Schladming-Dachstein. Individuals: All 73 sufferers presenting with mild-to-moderate flu-like signs between 24 February and 03 April, 2020. Intervention: Nasopharyngeal sampling to detect SARS-CoV-2…

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A novel multiplex qPCR method for assessing the comparative lengths of telomeres

Background: The comparative size of telomeres is taken into account to be associated to ailments corresponding to most cancers, growing older, and cardiovascular ailments. qPCR is presently one of many primary strategies for detecting telomere size. Nevertheless, because of the distinctive sequence of telomeres (extremely repetitive six-base sequence), it’s tough to design primers and probes to…

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A qPCR Assay for the Fast Detection and Quantification of Colletotrichum lupini

White lupin (Lupinus albus) represents an vital legume crop in Europe and different elements of the world on account of its excessive protein content material and potential for low-input agriculture. Nonetheless, most cultivars are vulnerable to anthracnose attributable to Colletotrichum lupini, a seed- and air-borne fungal pathogen that causes extreme yield losses. The goal of this work…

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Pooled RT-qPCR testing for SARS-CoV-2 surveillance in schools – a cluster randomised trial

Background: The extent to which youngsters and adolescents contribute to SARS-CoV-2 transmission stays not absolutely understood. Novel high-capacity testing strategies might present real-time epidemiological knowledge in academic settings serving to to determine a rational method to forestall and decrease SARS-CoV-2 transmission. We investigated whether or not pooling of samples for SARS-CoV-2 detection by RT-qPCR is a…

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Clinical performance and accuracy of a qPCR-based SARS-CoV-2 mass-screening workflow for healthcare-worker surveillance using pooled self-sampled gargling solutions: a cross-sectional study

Introduction: The large number of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections necessitates general screening of employees. We evaluate the performance of a SARS-CoV-2 screening program in asymptomatic healthcare-workers (HCW), utilizing self-sampled gargling-solution and sample pooling for RT-qPCR. Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional retrospective study to collect real-life data on the performance of a screening-workflow based on automated-pooling and high-throughput qPCR…

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