Kenyan Researchers Combine Nested PCR, High-Resolution Melt to Detect, Type Malaria | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers at the International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) in Nairobi, Kenya, have developed a new method to detect low levels of Plasmodium infection.

The technique, called nPCR-HRM, combines nested PCR with high-resolution melt curve analysis and can distinguish among four different subspecies of the malaria-causing parasite.

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