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Simultaneous detection and differentiation between Mycobacterium leprae and Mycobacterium lepromatosis using novel polymerase chain reaction primers.

Abstract

We have developed a polymerase chain reaction-based method to detect and distinguish Mycobacterium leprae and Mycobacterium lepromatosis using a single set of primers based on a 45-bp difference in the amplicon size of their rpoT gene. This method can also help in detecting the cases of co-infection in a single experiment.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Dwivedi P
Sharma M
Patel P
Singh P
Year of Publication
2021
Journal
The Journal of dermatology
Date Published
10/2021
Language
eng
ISSN Number
1346-8138
DOI
10.1111/1346-8138.16165
Alternate Journal
J Dermatol
PMID
34676580
Publication Language
eng