Principles and applications of molecular diagnostics

Nader Rifai, Andrea Rita Horvath, Carl T. Wittwer, Jason Y. Park

Research output: Book/ReportBook

5 Scopus citations


Principles and Applications of Molecular Diagnostics serves as a comprehensive guide for clinical laboratory professionals applying molecular technology to clinical diagnosis. The first half of the book covers principles and analytical concepts in molecular diagnostics such as genomes and variants, nucleic acids isolation and amplification methods, and measurement techniques, circulating tumor cells, and plasma DNA; the second half presents clinical applications of molecular diagnostics in genetic disease, infectious disease, hematopoietic malignancies, solid tumors, prenatal diagnosis, pharmacogenetics, and identity testing. A thorough yet succinct guide to using molecular testing technology, Principles and Applications of Molecular Diagnostics is an essential resource for laboratory professionals, biologists, chemists, pharmaceutical and biotech researchers, and manufacturers of molecular diagnostics kits and instruments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages411
ISBN (Electronic)9780128160619
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)


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