Dr  Stuart D Blacksell, BAppSc, MPH, PhD - University of Oxford  - Senior Scientist/Departmental Safety Officer

Dr Stuart D Blacksell

BAppSc, MPH, PhD

University of Oxford

Senior Scientist/Departmental Safety Officer

Bangkok | Thailand

Main Specialties: Biology

Additional Specialties: Tropical disease diagnostics, biosafety

Dr  Stuart D Blacksell, BAppSc, MPH, PhD - University of Oxford  - Senior Scientist/Departmental Safety Officer

Dr Stuart D Blacksell

BAppSc, MPH, PhD

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Primary Affiliation: University of Oxford - Bangkok , Thailand

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69Publications

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1289PubMed Central Citations

Patterns and risks of trichinella infection in humans and pigs in northern Laos.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014 31;8(7):e3034. Epub 2014 Jul 31.

School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003034DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4117436PMC
March 2015
17 Reads
7 Citations

Pregnancy outcome in relation to treatment of murine typhus and scrub typhus infection: a fever cohort and a case series analysis.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014 Nov 20;8(11):e3327. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003327DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4238995PMC
November 2014
43 Reads
15 Citations

Concurrent Infection with murine typhus and scrub typhus in southern Laos--the mixed and the unmixed.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013 29;7(8):e2163. Epub 2013 Aug 29.

Lao-Oxford-Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Research Unit (LOMWRU), Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002163DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3757080PMC
February 2014
6 Reads
15 Citations

The economic impact of pig-associated parasitic zoonosis in Northern Lao PDR.

Ecohealth 2013 Mar 16;10(1):54-62. Epub 2013 Feb 16.

School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Room 326, Maine Medical Building, Medical School Herston Rd, Herston, Brisbane, QLD, 4006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10393-013-0821-yDOI Listing
March 2013
19 Reads
5 Citations
2.451 Impact Factor

Advances in arbovirus surveillance, detection and diagnosis.

J Biomed Biotechnol 2012 16;2012:512969. Epub 2012 May 16.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/512969DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3363164PMC
December 2012
4 Reads
8 Citations
3.170 Impact Factor

Commercial dengue rapid diagnostic tests for point-of-care application: recent evaluations and future needs?

J Biomed Biotechnol 2012 10;2012:151967. Epub 2012 May 10.

Center for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/151967DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3357944PMC
December 2012
1 Read
31 Citations
3.170 Impact Factor

Application of ImageJ program to the enumeration of Orientia tsutsugamushi organisms cultured in vitro.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2012 Oct 11;106(10):632-5. Epub 2012 Jul 11.

Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2012.05.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3449237PMC
October 2012
3 Reads
7 Citations
1.931 Impact Factor

Seroprevalence of major bovine-associated zoonotic infectious diseases in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2012 Oct 31;12(10):861-6. Epub 2012 May 31.

National Animal Health Centre, Department of Livestock and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry , Luangprabang Road, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2011.0850DOI Listing
October 2012
46 Reads
5 Citations
2.300 Impact Factor

Evaluation of the Standard Diagnostics Leptospira IgM ELISA for diagnosis of acute leptospirosis in Lao PDR.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2012 Sep 19;106(9):563-6. Epub 2012 Jul 19.

Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420/6 Rajvithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2012.06.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3464426PMC
September 2012
15 Reads
4 Citations
1.931 Impact Factor

A cross-sectional study of Taenia solium in a multiple taeniid-endemic region reveals competition may be protective.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 Aug;87(2):281-91

School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2012.11-0106DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3414565PMC
August 2012
24 Reads
14 Citations
2.700 Impact Factor

Comparison of seven commercial antigen and antibody enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for detection of acute dengue infection.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2012 May 21;19(5):804-10. Epub 2012 Mar 21.

Mahidol University-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CVI.05717-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3346317PMC
May 2012
35 Reads
37 Citations

Poor diagnostic accuracy of commercial antibody-based assays for the diagnosis of acute Chikungunya infection.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2011 Oct 24;18(10):1773-5. Epub 2011 Aug 24.

Mahidol University—Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420/6 Rajvithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CVI.05288-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3187043PMC
October 2011
6 Reads
12 Citations

Diagnostic accuracy of a loop-mediated isothermal PCR assay for detection of Orientia tsutsugamushi during acute Scrub Typhus infection.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2011 Sep 13;5(9):e1307. Epub 2011 Sep 13.

Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Programme, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0001307DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3172190PMC
September 2011
16 Reads
26 Citations

Hepatitis E virus is prevalent in the pig population of Lao People's Democratic Republic and evidence exists for homogeneity with Chinese Genotype 4 human isolates.

Infect Genet Evol 2011 Aug 28;11(6):1306-11. Epub 2011 Apr 28.

School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, South Street, Murdoch, WA, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2011.04.022DOI Listing
August 2011
21 Reads
6 Citations
3.020 Impact Factor

A prospective evaluation of diagnostic methodologies for the acute diagnosis of dengue virus infection on the Thailand-Myanmar border.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2011 Jan 29;105(1):32-7. Epub 2010 Oct 29.

Shoklo Malaria Research Unit (SMRU), Mae Sot, Tak 63110, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2010.09.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3444753PMC
January 2011
7 Reads
10 Citations
1.931 Impact Factor

Isolation of a novel Orientia species (O. chuto sp. nov.) from a patient infected in Dubai.

J Clin Microbiol 2010 Dec 6;48(12):4404-9. Epub 2010 Oct 6.

The Australian Rickettsial Reference Laboratory/Barwon Biomedical Research, The Geelong Hospital, Bellarine Street, Geelong, Victoria,Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01526-10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3008486PMC
December 2010
10 Reads
51 Citations
3.993 Impact Factor

Accuracy of rapid IgM-based immunochromatographic and immunoblot assays for diagnosis of acute scrub typhus and murine typhus infections in Laos.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2010 Aug;83(2):365-9

Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Laos.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0534DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2911186PMC
August 2010
6 Reads
16 Citations
2.700 Impact Factor

High rates of homologous recombination in the mite endosymbiont and opportunistic human pathogen Orientia tsutsugamushi.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2010 Jul 20;4(7):e752. Epub 2010 Jul 20.

Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0000752DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2907413PMC
July 2010
13 Reads
18 Citations

Diagnosis of scrub typhus.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2010 Mar;82(3):368-70

Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0233DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2829893PMC
March 2010
24 Reads
66 Citations
2.700 Impact Factor

Accuracy of AccessBio Immunoglobulin M and Total Antibody Rapid Immunochromatographic Assays for the Diagnosis of Acute Scrub Typhus Infection.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2010 Feb 16;17(2):263-6. Epub 2009 Dec 16.

Mahidol University-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420/6 Rajvithi Rd., Bangkok 10400, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CVI.00448-08DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2815529PMC
February 2010
5 Reads
15 Citations

Does interspecific competition have a moderating effect on Taenia solium transmission dynamics in Southeast Asia?

Trends Parasitol 2009 Sep 28;25(9):398-403. Epub 2009 Aug 28.

World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the Molecular Epidemiology of Parasitic Infections, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, South Street, Murdoch, WA, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2009.06.005DOI Listing
September 2009
13 Reads
9 Citations
6.204 Impact Factor

Development and evaluation of a rapid immunomagnetic bead assay for the detection of classical swine fever virus antigen.

Trop Anim Health Prod 2009 Aug 29;41(6):913-20. Epub 2008 Nov 29.

CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11250-008-9279-2DOI Listing
August 2009
3 Reads
2 Citations
0.820 Impact Factor

Comparison of outbreaks of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild birds and poultry in Thailand.

J Wildl Dis 2009 Jul;45(3):740-7

The Monitoring and Surveillance Center for Zoonotic Diseases in Wildlife and Exotic Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-45.3.740DOI Listing
July 2009
29 Reads
9 Citations
1.360 Impact Factor

Comparison of indirect immunofluorescence assays for diagnosis of scrub typhus and murine typhus using venous blood and finger prick filter paper blood spots.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2009 May;80(5):837-40

Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic.

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May 2009
1 Read
8 Citations
2.700 Impact Factor

Molecular epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease viruses from South East Asia 1998-2006: the Lao perspective.

Vet Microbiol 2009 May 13;137(1-2):178-83. Epub 2008 Dec 13.

Department of Livestock and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Lao P.D.R., Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2008.12.008DOI Listing
May 2009
18 Reads
2 Citations
2.511 Impact Factor

Simple, rapid and sensitive detection of Orientia tsutsugamushi by loop-isothermal DNA amplification.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2008 Dec 18;102(12):1239-46. Epub 2008 Jun 18.

Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Programme, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420/6 Rajvithee Road, 10400 Bangkok, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2008.04.040DOI Listing
December 2008
44 Reads
25 Citations
1.931 Impact Factor

Real-time multiplex PCR assay for detection and differentiation of rickettsiae and orientiae.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2008 Feb;102(2):186-93

Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Programme, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2007.11.001DOI Listing
February 2008
39 Reads
18 Citations
1.931 Impact Factor

Serological and blood culture investigations of Nepalese fever patients.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2007 Jul 12;101(7):686-90. Epub 2007 Apr 12.

Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2007.02.015DOI Listing
July 2007
2 Reads
17 Citations
1.931 Impact Factor

Molecular typing of Leptospira spp. based on putative O-antigen polymerase gene (wzy), the benefit over 16S rRNA gene sequence.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2007 Jun 11;271(2):170-9. Epub 2007 Apr 11.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2007.00711.xDOI Listing
June 2007
11 Reads
4 Citations
2.121 Impact Factor

Prevalence of hepatitis E virus antibodies in pigs: implications for human infections in village-based subsistence pig farming in the Lao PDR.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2007 Mar 21;101(3):305-7. Epub 2006 Aug 21.

Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford University Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2006.05.003DOI Listing
March 2007
13 Reads
8 Citations
1.931 Impact Factor

Scrub typhus serologic testing with the indirect immunofluorescence method as a diagnostic gold standard: a lack of consensus leads to a lot of confusion.

Clin Infect Dis 2007 Feb 3;44(3):391-401. Epub 2007 Jan 3.

Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/510585DOI Listing
February 2007
10 Reads
63 Citations
8.890 Impact Factor

Patient and sample-related factors that effect the success of in vitro isolation of Orientia tsutsugamushi.

Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 2007 Jan;38(1):91-6

Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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January 2007
21 Reads
25 Citations
0.550 Impact Factor

Rapid diagnosis of scrub typhus in rural Thailand using polymerase chain reaction.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2006 Dec;75(6):1099-102

Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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December 2006
5 Reads
22 Citations
2.700 Impact Factor

A simple and inexpensive container for the transport of biological specimens in limited resource situations.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2006 Nov 30;100(11):1084-6. Epub 2006 Jun 30.

Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford University Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2006.03.005DOI Listing
November 2006
6 Reads
2 Citations
1.931 Impact Factor

Limited diagnostic capacities of two commercial assays for the detection of Leptospira immunoglobulin M antibodies in Laos.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2006 Oct;13(10):1166-9

Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR, and Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CVI.00219-06DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1595324PMC
October 2006
1 Read
20 Citations

A systematic review and meta-analysis of the diagnostic accuracy of rapid immunochromatographic assays for the detection of dengue virus IgM antibodies during acute infection.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2006 Aug 23;100(8):775-84. Epub 2006 Mar 23.

Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2005.10.018DOI Listing
August 2006
2 Reads
11 Citations
1.931 Impact Factor

Development of a combined air sampling and quantitative real-time PCR method for detection of Legionella spp.

Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 2006 May;37(3):503-7

Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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May 2006
9 Reads
0.550 Impact Factor

The comparative accuracy of 8 commercial rapid immunochromatographic assays for the diagnosis of acute dengue virus infection.

Clin Infect Dis 2006 Apr 8;42(8):1127-34. Epub 2006 Mar 8.

Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/501358DOI Listing
April 2006
5 Reads
32 Citations
8.890 Impact Factor

Genetic typing of classical swine fever viruses from Lao PDR by analysis of the 5' non-coding region.

Virus Genes 2005 Dec;31(3):349-55

CSIRO Livestock Industries, Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Private Bag 24, 3220, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11262-005-3253-0DOI Listing
December 2005
2 Citations
1.840 Impact Factor

Phylogenetic analysis of the E2 gene of classical swine fever viruses from Lao PDR.

Virus Res 2004 Aug;104(1):87-92

Australian Animal Health Laboratory, CSIRO Livestock Industries, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2004.02.041DOI Listing
August 2004
14 Reads
5 Citations
2.324 Impact Factor

The effect of sample degradation and RNA stabilization on classical swine fever virus RT-PCR and ELISA methods.

J Virol Methods 2004 Jun;118(1):33-7

CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory, P.O. Bag 24, Geelong, Victoria 3200, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2004.01.015DOI Listing
June 2004
2 Reads
3 Citations
1.883 Impact Factor

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