RT-PCR

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1. RT-PCR (reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction)

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. RT-PCR (reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction) is a powerful technique for producing millions of copies of specific parts of the genetic code of an organism so that it may be readily analyzed. More specifically, RT-PCR produces copies of a specific region of complementary DNA that has been converted from RNA. The technique is often used to help in the identification of an infectious agent.

(Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)