Molecular beacons in diagnostics

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Recent technical advances have begun to realize the potential of molecular beacons to test for diverse infections in clinical diagnostic laboratories. These include the ability to test for, and quantify, multiple pathogens in the same clinical sample, and to detect antibiotic resistant strains within hours. The design principles of molecular beacons have also spawned a variety of allied technologies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number10
JournalF1000 Medicine Reports
Issue number1
StatePublished - May 2 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


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