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Rapid detection of ERG11 gene mutations in clinical Candida albicans isolates with reduced susceptibility to fluconazole by rolling circle amplification and DNA sequencing

Huiping Wang1, Fanrong Kong2, Tania C Sorrell2, Bin Wang3, Paul McNicholas4, Namfon Pantarat2, David Ellis5, Meng Xiao6, Fred Widmer2 and Sharon CA Chen2*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Dermatology, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, PR China

2 Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, The University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia

3 Retroviral Genetics Laboratory, Centre for Virus Research, Westmead Millennium Institute and the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

4 Schering-Plough Research Institute, Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA

5 Mycology Unit, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, Australia

6 Life Science College, Peking University, Beijing, PR China

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BMC Microbiology 2009, 9:167  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-9-167

Published: 14 August 2009

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Padlock probes and primers used for RCA. The data provide the names and sequences of the probes and primers used in the study for RCA.

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