The invention provides polynucleotides and methods for detecting and quantifying RNA viruses, such as enteroviruses and noroviruses. In one aspect, the invention provides amplification primers and labeled molecular beacons for amplification of viral nucleic acid sequences. In another aspect, the invention provides a synthetic RNA internal control. In another aspect, the invention provides a kit for detecting the presence of enterovirus and/or norovirus in a sample.
Paul, III, John H.; Casper, Erica T.; and Patterson, Stacey S., "Materials and methods for detection of enterovirus and norovirus" (2009). USF Patents. 561.
University of South Florida