New Approaches to Laboratory Diagnosis

  • Rüdiger Dörries
Part of the Infectious Agents and Pathogenesis book series (IAPA)


Classic laboratory techniques to diagnose coxsackievirus (CV)-induced diseases include isolation and typing of the causative agent from body fluids and/or demonstration of virus-specific antibodies in serum or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) specimens.1,2 These techniques generally are powerful in the diagnosis of viral infections; however, in the case of CV, they are hampered by many difficulties.


Viral Antigen Laboratory Diagnosis Fast Protein Liquid Chromatography Nucleic Acid Hybridization eDNA Probe 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rüdiger Dörries
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  1. 1.Institute for Virology and ImmunobiologyUniversity of WürzburgWürzburgFederal Republic of Germany

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