Virology overview

Consider specific diagnostic approaches to each agent, including where relevant, serological testing, antigen detection and nucleic acid amplification methods.  Also know what is locally in use in your laboratory.

Immunisation – need to know about the vaccines that are available – relevant for HPV, HBV, Influenza, Dengue, JEV, Polio, HAV, HEV, MMR, Rotavirus.

Particular attention required for those agents underlined. This is not an exhaustive listing but includes all viruses of current clinical relevance.

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Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician
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