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Describes measles serologic techniques, specimen handling, quality control, and interpretation of results...

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Specimens for Detection by RT-PCR or Virus Isolation

Provides guidelines for collection, processing, shipping and storage of specimens for virus detection...

Reference Manual
Measles Lab Manual from the World Health Organization (WHO)

Provides information on the WHO Lab Network as well as protocols for cell culture and the collection and handling of specimens for the isolation and identification of measles virus...

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Vero/hSLAM Cell Line

Gives information about using Vero/hSLAM cells for isolation of measles virus...

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Genetic Analysis of Measles Viruses

Describes the genetic characteristics of wild-type measles viruses and the application of molecular epidemiologic studies in various settings to track transmission of virus...

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The Measles Virus Laboratory at CDC

Lists the roles and responsibilities of the CDC Measles Virus Laboratory...

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