Volume 12, Number 4—April 2006
MassTag Polymerase Chain Reaction for Differential Diagnosis of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
|Pathogen*||Detection threshold (RNA copies)†|
*ZEBOV, Ebola Zaire virus; SEBOV, Ebola Sudan virus; MARV, Marburg virus; LASV, Lassa virus; RVFV, Rift Valley fever virus; CCHV, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus; HNTV, Hantaan virus; SEOV, Seoul virus; YFV, yellow fever virus; KFDV, Kyasanur Forest disease virus.
†RNA copies refers to the number of molecules subjected to reverse transcription; half of the reverse transcription reaction was then used for polymerase chain reaction amplification.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.