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Validation of HIV-1 dried blood splots (DBS) sequencing for phylogenetic analysis

KRISP leader

Benjamin Chimukangara

Short title

DBS sequencing

KRISP expertises

DBS RNA extraction, PCR optimisation, Sanger data processing, Sequence analysis, Clinical bioinformatics, Virology

Project summary

This is a validation project that aims to use of dried blood spot (DBS) to generate HIV-1 drug resistance genotypes. This validation project includes quality control and externally evaluation panels.



South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC)

KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP), K-RITH Tower Building, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN

Contact: Prof. Tulio de Oliveira, Tel: +27 31 260 4898, Email: tuliodna@gmail.com & deoliveira@ukzn.ac.za

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