This is a review presentation on progress in viruses’ assessment in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The current initiative is development of new tools for quick virus assessment such as, sRNA, tube arrays and LAMP technology. In conclusions, tube arrays are recommended for distribution within hubs. However, the expected Next generation sequencing (NGS) data would contribute to improvement and validation of LAMP and tube arrays.
Subjects: Virus Studies
Publisher: Sweetpotato action for Security and Health in Africa
Publication Date: October 10, 2014
HOW TO CITE
Kreuze, J.F. 2014. What we have learned about viruses in SSA and Progress to date on developing new tools for better & quicker virus assessment. Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA).