Specimen collection, transport, and storage. Specimen Processing
Diagnostic technologies in clinical Virology:
Molecular Detection and Identification of Virus: PCR, RT PCR, Real Time PCR
Cultivation of viruses in cell cultures, Electron Microscopy, in situ method, Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs), Fluorescent antibody methods, Neutralization test, Immunoblot test, Agglutination tests. Detection methods of IgG and IgM class antibodies.
Methods for identification of viruses: HIV, Hepatitis, Herpes, Influenza, Parainfluenza, Respiratory Syncytial, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Adenovirus, Enterovirus, Rotavirus, and Other Diarrheic Viruses, Polyomavirus, Papillomavirus.