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Qualitative, Real Time DNA PCR on Frozen Tissue

Test: Qualitative, Real Time DNA PCR on Frozen Tissue

Overview

Qualitative PCR test for HHV-6A and HHV-6B on frozen tissue.

Testing for:
HHV-6A / HHV-6B
Tested on:
Frozen tissue
Test Codes:
1114
  • Uses

    Detection of HHV-6A and HHV-6B in tissue sample.

    Methodology

    Genomic DNA present in the sample is extracted using a commercial kit. Viral “gene of interest” specific primers and probes, deoxyribonucleotides, and a thermo-stable DNA polymerase are added to the PCR reaction.