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Detection and Species-Level Identification of Primate Herpesviruses with a Comprehensive PCR Test for Human Herpesviruses

By Grant Johnson, Daryl Dick, Melissa Ayers, Martin Petric and Raymond Tellier


A comprehensive assay for the identification of all eight human herpesviruses has been previously reported. This assay was extended to the detection and species-level identification of herpes B virus (Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1) and African green monkey cytomegalovirus (Cercopithecine herpesvirus 5), two herpesviruses of relevance to the clinical virology laboratory

Topics: Virology
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Year: 2003
DOI identifier: 10.1128/JCM.41.3.1256-1258.2003
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Provided by: PubMed Central
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