J Mol Diagn 2021 May 31. Epub 2021 May 31.
"Molecular biology" pole of the National Reference Center (CNR) for Toxoplasmosis, Montpellier, France; Univ Montpellier, CNRS, IRD, CHU of Montpellier, MiVEGEC and Department of Parasitology-Mycology, Montpellier, France. Electronic address:
Toxoplasmosis may be a life-threatening infection, particularly in pregnancy and in immunocompromised patients. The biological diagnosis of toxoplasmosis is challenging, and has been revolutionized by molecular detection methods. Here is presented the data of a multicenter study involving four centers to assess the performances of a commercial PCR assay as compared to four in-house PCR assays using Toxoplasma gondii standards, 20 external quality control specimens and 133 clinical samples. Read More