C Chezzi

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Communicable Diseases
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Rapid diagnosis of poliovirus infection by PCR amplification
    C Chezzi
    Department of Virology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Clin Microbiol 34:1722-5. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Differentiation between vaccine-related and wild-type polioviruses using a heteroduplex mobility assay
    C Chezzi
    National Institute for Virology, University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Virol Methods 62:93-102. 1996
  3. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of type 1 polioviruses from Africa
    C Chezzi
    National Institute for Virology, University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Gen Virol 78:1017-24. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Genetic stability of oral polio vaccine prepared on primary monkey kidney cells or Vero cells--effects of passage in cell culture and the human gastrointestinal tract
    C Chezzi
    National Institute for Virology, University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Vaccine 16:2031-8. 1998

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Rapid diagnosis of poliovirus infection by PCR amplification
    C Chezzi
    Department of Virology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Clin Microbiol 34:1722-5. 1996
    ..The assay described here is rapid, highly sensitive, and specific and has clinical applicability in the diagnosis of poliovirus infections...
  2. ncbi request reprint Differentiation between vaccine-related and wild-type polioviruses using a heteroduplex mobility assay
    C Chezzi
    National Institute for Virology, University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Virol Methods 62:93-102. 1996
    ..The results of this study demonstrate that heteroduplex analysis is a simple, rapid, and sensitive means for differentiating between vaccine-like and wild-type poliovirus isolates...
  3. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of type 1 polioviruses from Africa
    C Chezzi
    National Institute for Virology, University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Gen Virol 78:1017-24. 1997
    ..This study has generated a meaningful overview of the endemic circulation and regional transmission of type 1 polioviruses throughout sub-Saharan Africa...
  4. ncbi request reprint Genetic stability of oral polio vaccine prepared on primary monkey kidney cells or Vero cells--effects of passage in cell culture and the human gastrointestinal tract
    C Chezzi
    National Institute for Virology, University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Vaccine 16:2031-8. 1998
    ..Results of this study suggest that the use of Vero as opposed to VK cells as substrate for the manufacture of OPV does not negatively influence the genetic stability of the three Sabin OPV strains in vivo or in vitro...