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Evaluation of AMPLILINK software for the COBAS AMPLICOR system.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9889236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The use of AMPLILINK version 1.0 software was evaluated for the operation and control of one COBAS AMPLICOR instrument and for two COBAS AMPLICOR instruments run simultaneously to perform and detect nucleic acid amplification reactions. A total of 3,384 results were analyzed. The initial accuracy of the results was 99.91%. Three errors of omission of transfer of data from the COBAS AMPLICOR to the AMPLILINK system were observed. Two of these errors were from a single specimen, where both the analyte and internal control results were not transmitted. These errors did not interfere with the correctness of any other data. There were no interruptions of runs, and no data were mixed. AMPLILINK increased convenience, saved labor, and was found to be a very useful addition for clinical laboratories performing molecular-diagnostic procedures with the COBAS AMPLICOR system.
Authors:
H H Kessler; D Jungkind; E Stelzl; S Direnzo; S K Vellimedu; K Pierer; B Santner; E Marth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1999 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-24     Completed Date:  1999-02-24     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  436-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Institute of Hygiene, Karl Franzens University Graz, A-8010 Graz, Austria. harald.kessler@kfunigraz.ac.at
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Descriptor/Qualifier:
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods*
Software*
User-Computer Interface
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