PLAQUE ASSAY

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Date

~1960s

Description

Enterovirus unit laboratory technician, Mr. J. Turner, counting polio plaques in monkey kidney tissue culture. The classic plaque assay is a method for counting infectious viral particles.

Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Citation

“PLAQUE ASSAY,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed January 26, 2022, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/6431.