The Health Research Council, announced on Friday 17 April, that dnature diagnostics & research ltd were the recipients of funding for the purpose of developing a rapid, on-site DNA diagnostic test to detect the difference between influenza and COVID-19.
DNA testing allows fast, sensitive and specific detection of particular target organisms & biological products. Similar methods are used commonly in hospitals (for disease organisms), forensics (for DNA profiles of offenders) and university laboratories.
Designing primers for your high resolution melting is easy enough. A quick run with some known genotypes …. and look for the melting curve differences among samples. Too simple. But what about the temperature-neutral SNP’s? The what?