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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: The microbial detection array for detection of emerging viruses in clinical samples - a useful panmicrobial diagnostic tool
Author(s): Rosenstierne, Maiken W
McLoughlin, Kevin S
Olesen, Majken Lindholm
Papa, Anna
Gardner, Shea N
Engler, Olivier
Plumet, Sebastien
Mirazami, Ali
Weidmann, Manfred
Niedrig, Matthias
Fomsgaard, Anders
Erlandsson, Lena
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Issue Date: Jun-2014
Date Deposited: 16-Jul-2014
Citation: Rosenstierne MW, McLoughlin KS, Olesen ML, Papa A, Gardner SN, Engler O, Plumet S, Mirazami A, Weidmann M, Niedrig M, Fomsgaard A & Erlandsson L (2014) The microbial detection array for detection of emerging viruses in clinical samples - a useful panmicrobial diagnostic tool. PLoS ONE, 9 (6), Art. No.: e100813.
Abstract: Emerging viruses are usually endemic to tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world, but increased global travel, climate change and changes in lifestyle are believed to contribute to the spread of these viruses into new regions. Many of these viruses cause similar disease symptoms as other emerging viruses or common infections, making these unexpected pathogens difficult to diagnose. Broad-spectrum pathogen detection microarrays containing probes for all sequenced viruses and bacteria can provide rapid identification of viruses, guiding decisions about treatment and appropriate case management. We report a modified Whole Transcriptome Amplification (WTA) method that increases unbiased amplification, particular of RNA viruses. Using this modified WTA method, we tested the specificity and sensitivity of the Lawrence Livermore Microbial Detection Array (LLMDA) against a wide range of emerging viruses present in both non-clinical and clinical samples using two different microarray data analysis methods.
DOI Link: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100813
Rights: © 2014 Rosenstierne et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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