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Test created in Brazil can diagnose 416 viruses from tropical regions

19:00 EST 30 Nov 2016 | AAAS

(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) Researchers from the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil have developed a platform that analyzes clinical samples from patients to diagnose infection by 416 viruses found in the world's tropical regions. The tool can be used to assist epidemiological surveillance by detecting pathogens with the potential to cause epidemics in humans.

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