Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, September 14th, 2003
According to published research from Canada, "in order to evaluate the LightCycler-based PCR (LC-PCR) as a diagnostic assay technique, a classical pp65 antigenemia assay and the commercially available COBAS Amplicor CMV Monitor (CACM) assay were compared to the LC-PCR assay for the detection and quantitation of cytomegalovirus (CMV) load in 404 parallel specimens of peripheral blood from 66 patients after solid organ transplantation."
"A good correlation existed among these three assays (r congruent to 0.6, p<0.0001)," noted X.L.L. Pang and coauthors at the...
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