Basic virological techniques

The participant attending the training will have hands-on exposure to various virological techniques. The training includes biosafety practices in virology, different methods of virus isolation, virus quantification and virus neutralisation assay; hemagglutination assay, immunofluorescence assay and molecular methods for the diagnosis of virus infections.The training also includes novel technologies and the importance of point of care testing in the field of virology.

Learning Objectives:

  • To provide fundamental knowledge of various classical and modern virological techniques used for propagation and quantification of viruses in laboratory setting
  • To provide the participant with hands-on training in classical and contemporary virological techniques

Learning Outcome:

Upon completion of the course the participants should be able to:

  • Explain the various methods of isolation and quantification of viruses and their applications
  • Describe the various methods to detect virus growth
  • Understand the requirements for establishing a virology laboratory

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