Stanford Team Validates Cheap, Easy-to-Use Multiplex PCR Assay Method for STEC Screening | GenomeWeb

Clinical researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine have published a study demonstrating how their laboratory-developed multiplex real-time PCR-based assay to detect Shiga toxin-producing E. coli of all serotypes could be a useful screening tool to help stem community-acquired diarrhea outbreaks and better manage individual patients that develop potentially life-threatening conditions from infection with the bacteria.

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