Max Rady College of Medicine

Term: Virus Detection Section

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Last Updated: 2012-12-03


Service provider at the Cadham Provincial Laboratory. "Clinical virology services involve the isolation or detection and identification of human viral pathogens from clinical specimens using established procedures such as: cell culture - many viruses are grown and identified in established cell lines; rapid diagnostics - results within hours to aid in patient management; and viral strain identification - subtyping for epidemiological and public health purposes (i.e., outbreak management, etc.)." (Government of Manitoba, Cadham Provincial Laboratory - 2011).

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  • Government of Manitoba, Cadham Provincial Laboratory (2011). Guide to services 2012. Retrieved from: Accessed July 17, 2012.(View)

Term used in 

  • Lix L, Smith M, Azimaee M, Dahl M, Nicol P, Burchill C, Burland E, Goh C, Schultz J, Bailly A. A Systematic Investigation of Manitoba's Provincial Laboratory Data. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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