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Evaluating Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based Tests for Infectious Pathogens CE Article #1 by Julia Paxson

1. Which statement regarding PCR is incorrect?
2. PCR testing is not a valid diagnostic modality for
3. Salmonella infection in a horse with a positive PCR test result, a clinician should
4. PCR inhibition caused by fecal samples
5. Use of PCR to monitor environmental sources of Salmonella spp
6. Use of PCR to detect R. equi
7. Use of PCR to detect S. equi
8. Which statement regarding viral disease is incorrect?
9. PCR-based antemortem diagnosis of encephalitis virus infection is hampered by
10. In diagnosing diseases such as EPM, PCR testing can be ineffective because
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