Rapid identification and detection of pathogenic Fungi by padlock probes

C.K.M. Tsui, B. Wang, C.D. Schoen, R.C. Hamelin

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Abstract

Fungi are important pathogens of human diseases, as well as to agricultural crop and trees. Molecular diagnostics can detect diseases early, and improve identification accuracy and follow-up disease management. The use of padlock probe is effective to facilitate these detections and pathogen identification quickly and accurately. In this chapter we describe three diagnostic assays that utilize padlock probes in combination with various technologies for the detection of pathogenic fungi.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLaboratory Protocols in Fungal Biology
Subtitle of host publicationCurrent Methods in Fungal Biology
EditorsVijai Kumar Gupta, Maria G. Tuohy, Manimaran Ayyachamy, Kevin M. Turner, Anthonia O'Donovan
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherSpringer Science + Business Media
Pages505-517
ISBN (Electronic)9781461423560
ISBN (Print)9781461423553
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NameFungal Biology
PublisherSpringer Science+Business Media
ISSN (Print)2198-7777

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Rapid identification and detection of pathogenic Fungi by padlock probes'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this