- Evaluation of DNA extraction methods for the detection of Cytomegalovirus in dried blood spotsD Koontz
Newborn Screening and Molecular Biology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA Electronic address
J Clin Virol 66:95-9. 2015..The purpose of this study was to directly compare the performance of various DNA extraction methods for identification of CMV in DBS including those used most often in CMV studies...
- A pyrosequencing-based assay for the rapid detection of the 22q11.2 deletion in DNA from buccal and dried blood spot samplesDeborah Koontz
Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
J Mol Diagn 16:533-40. 2014..This method represents a reliable and low-cost alternative for detection of the common 22q11.2 microdeletions and can be adapted to high-throughput population screening...
- Rapid detection of the CYP2A6*12 hybrid allele by Pyrosequencing technologyDeborah A Koontz
Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
BMC Med Genet 10:80. 2009..We developed a rapid and accurate method to detect the CYP2A6*12 allele by Pyrosequencing technology...