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Evaluation of a fluorescence-based PCR method for identification of serogroup a meningococci

Evaluation of a fluorescence-based PCR method for identification of serogroup a meningococci

Journal of Clinical Microbiology 41(4): 1766-1768

Standard and fluorescence-based PCR assays were developed for the identification of serogroup A meningococci by detection of the mynA gene. This assay was evaluated using bacterial cultures but provides the sensitivity required for the detection of the mynA gene from bodily fluids during meningococcal disease.

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Accession: 048993423

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PMID: 12682182

DOI: 10.1128/jcm.41.4.1766-1768.2003

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