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NOT Open Access | Advanced Lyophilised Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification (L-LAMP) based point of care technique for the detection of dengue virus

July 6, 2021 - 13:51 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Sandeep Kumar, Supriya Sharma, Nitin Bhardwaj, Veena Pande, Deepali Savargaonkar and Anupkumar R.Anvikar
Reference: 
J Virol Methods. 2021 Jul;293:114168

Dengue virus infects millions of the people globally each year and its diagnosis remains a challenge. Conventionally used diagnostic methods are complex and time consuming. LAMP technique is a potential alternative for diagnosis of dengue virus. The benefits of LAMP are its ease and ability, as it does not require an expensive equipment and results are effortlessly visualized by the naked eye. However, it does not aid as point of care technique owing to need of contamination free area, deep freezer for chemical storage and primer self amplification.

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