Quantitative detection of respiratory Chlamydia pneumoniae infection by real-time PCR
2002 (English)In: Journal of Clinical Microbiology, ISSN 0095-1137, E-ISSN 1098-660X, Vol. 40, no 6, 2273-2274 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Real-time PCR was evaluated as a quantitative diagnostic method for Chlamydia pneumoniae infection using different respiratory samples. Real-time PCR had efficiency equal to or better than that of nested touchdown PCR. This study confirmed sputum as the best sampling material to detect an ongoing C. pneumoniae infection.
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2002. Vol. 40, no 6, 2273-2274 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-41981DOI: 10.1128/JCM.40.6.2273-2274.2002PubMedID: 12037108OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-41981DiVA: diva2:408217