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Development of a New Poliovirus Concentration Method

Minetaro Arita of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Japan will develop a diagnostics platform to detect and characterize poliovirus from a stool sample. A soluble poliovirus receptor and magnetic beads will work together to concentrate the virus in a diagnostic tool and allow for not only detection but also differentiation of strains.

More information about The Poliovirus Endgame: Create Innovative Ways to Accelerate, Sustain, and Monitor Eradication (Round 7)

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