Zika virus: Optimized tests for reliable diagnosis

Posted by on May 12, 2016 2:26 pm
Categories: health

Scientists have shown that not all conventional Zika virus molecular diagnostic tests are sufficiently reliable. Diagnosing Zika viruses reliably is of major importance–for both patients and further research on the spread of the virus. The Zika virus is currently spreading in Central and South America; over one million people have become infected since spring 2015.

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