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Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2007 Sep;51(9):3425-30. Epub 2007 Jul 9.

Detection of azithromycin resistance in Treponema pallidum by real-time PCR.

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Public Health Laboratory, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 101 Grove St., Room 419, San Francisco, CA 94102-4592, USA. Mark_Pandori@sfdph.org

Abstract

We describe a real-time PCR assay for the discrimination of azithromycin-resistant and -susceptible strains of Treponema pallidum. This assay is rapid and allows for as many as 30 clinical specimens to be analyzed simultaneously without the need for DNA sequencing.

PMID:
17620374
PMCID:
PMC2043243
DOI:
10.1128/AAC.00340-07
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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