Course 5: Molecular Diagnostics of Infectious Diseases (35 hours)

Suitable for medical officers and scientists who wish to obtain a foundation in the theoretical and practical aspects of molecular diagnostics.

 

Course Content: 

  • Molecular Diagnostic Tools

  • Extraction of nucleic acids (DNA/RNA) from different clinical specimens

  • Development of DNA probes and nucleic acid hybridization

  • PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction)

  • PCR-Hybridization