Ciro Santilli
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DNA detection | 🗖 nosplit | ↑ parent "DNA" | 96

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DNA detection means determining if a specific DNA sequence is present in a sample.
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This can be used to detect if a given species of microorganism is present in a sample, and is therefore a widely used diagnostics technique to see if someone is infected with a virus.
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You could of course do full DNA Sequencing to see everything that is there, but since it is as a more generic procedure, sequencing is more expensive and slow.
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The alternative is to use a DNA amplification technique.
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