Meaning of AMPLIFICATION ASSAY in English

AMPLIFICATION ASSAY

a type of test (e.g., polymerase chain reaction, branched-chain DNA) that detects small fragments of DNA or RNA and amplifies the fragments (target amplification) or the chemical signals they produce (signal amplification). Such assays are used to detect microorganisms in blood and tissues.

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