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Genotype resistance test: how does it sequence the virus? toi

Nov 18, 2006

Hi Mark,

How does a standard commercial (genotype) restistance test sequence the virus?

How is this different to Roche PCR and bDNA?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

PCR technology is used in the viral load assay and the genotypic resistance test. However the resistance test then requires further technology to determine the DNA sequence of the PCR product that was generated.

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