Format

Send to

Choose Destination
J Clin Microbiol. 2001 May;39(5):1956-9.

Does blood of healthy subjects contain bacterial ribosomal DNA?

Author information

1
Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA. snikkari@cmgm.stanford.edu

Abstract

Real-time PCR methods with primers and a probe targeting conserved regions of the bacterial 16S ribosomal DNA (rDNA) revealed a larger amount of rDNA in blood specimens from healthy individuals than in matched reagent controls. However, the origins and identities of these blood-associated bacterial rDNA sequences remain obscure.

PMID:
11326021
PMCID:
PMC88056
DOI:
10.1128/JCM.39.5.1956-1959.2001
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for HighWire Icon for PubMed Central
Loading ...
Support Center