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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:23 AM

What is the best Mycoplasma Kit? Some of them are always positive or negative.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 02:40 PM

The gold standard is it test using Hoescht 33258 staining and soft agar assays, but require some experience determining whether the samples are + or -.

PCR based tests are prone to false +ves and have a relatively high detection threshold. ELISA based tests are not usually sensitive enough.





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