Chapter 25 : Using Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques in a Syndrome-Oriented Approach: Detection of Respiratory Agents

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Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) are an important problem. They occur frequently, are associated with significant morbidity and mortality, are present in a variety of health care settings, and impose a considerable cost to European health care services.

Citation: Loens K, Ieven M. 2016. Using Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques in a Syndrome-Oriented Approach: Detection of Respiratory Agents, p 306-335. In Persing D, Tenover F, Hayden R, Ieven M, Miller M, Nolte F, Tang Y, van Belkum A (ed), Molecular Microbiology. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555819071.ch25
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