Table 1

Comparison of primer specificity using reference strains of Mycobacteria commonly isolated from clinical samples.

Primers


Conventional PCR

Real-time PCR


Mycobacterium species

IS6110a

IS41/IS43b

IS6110_T

IS6110_T


M. bovis

+

+

+

+

M. terrae

+

+

M. goodii

+

+

+

M. fortuitum

+

M. kansasii

M. avium subsp. Paratuberculosis

M. wolinskyi

+

+

+

+

M. simiae

M. peregrinum

+

M. intracellulare

M. chelonae

+

M. avium subsp avium

M. smegmatis


a [2]

b [1]

Thacker et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2011 7:50   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-7-50

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