Expert Review 01
Introduction to QF-PCR by Dr. Kathy Mann
This paper provides straightforward advice for laboratory professionals on how to operate a high-quality QF-PCR service — from basic set up to best practice guidelines.
Authored by Dr. Kathy Mann, a pioneer in prenatal QF-PCR analysis, it includes useful sections on: assay design, sample processing, limitations and much more.
What you'll learn
Principle of QF-PCR and its advantages
Why the availability of commercial QF-PCR assays has proven to be a welcome development
Best practice guidelines for QF-PCR
Factors that can lead to incidences of samples where no QF-PCR result is possible
What the future holds for prenatal screening