PCR is a molecular diagnostic test to find DNA within a sample through amplification that uses heat. LAMP is a type of DNA amplification that does not use heat, but rather travels in a loop.
Boyle is an internationally recognized expert on strangles who has been conducting research on the disease for more than 10 years. Her work is focused on ways to improve the sensitivity of diagnostic tests to detect the bacteria that cause this highly contagious upper respiratory disease.
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