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Molecular microbiology – recent tutorial references and resources

Basics DNA extraction – essential first step. Quantity of DNA obtained can be assayed spectrophotometrically. Reverse transcriptase step – for detection of RNA viruses Nucleic acid amplification –  know how PCR works! This PCR animation is easy to understand.  Many other … Continue reading

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Outbreaks unpacked- recent tutorial material

The online Field Epidemiological Manual is an essential resource.  Here are the 10 steps, and 10 pitfalls list we went through. This is a great survey of the wider topic from a local leading thinker:  Outbreak-insights-looke-2012. EpiInfo is the free CDC software … Continue reading

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