What is the role of nucleic acid sequence-based amplification (NASBA) in the diagnosis of rabies?

Updated: Jun 21, 2019
  • Author: Sandra G Gompf, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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The nucleic acid sequence ̶ based amplification (NASBA) technique on urine samples may be used in the future. [34, 35] The NASBA technique on saliva and CSF can be used for rapid diagnosis as early as 2 days after symptom onset.


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