Published in Physician Law Weekly, September 29th, 2004
The new polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based typing assay, directed to the VD2 region of the omp1 gene, was developed to detect and type urogenital C. trachomatis infections, said M. Molano and colleagues at the PAMM Institute in Eindhoven.
"A nested VD2 PCR-reverse line blot (RLB) assay was developed for the typing of nine different urogenital serovars of C. trachomatis. The assay developed was tested with reference strains of C. trachomatis serovars and cervical scrapes...
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