Assays for the rapid and specific identification of North American Yersinia pestis and the common laboratory strain CO92

Amy J. Vogler, Elizabeth M. Driebe, Judy Lee, Raymond K. Auerbach, Christopher J. Allender, Miles Stanley, Kristy Kubota, Gary L. Andersen, Lyndsay Radnedge, Patricia L. Worsham, Paul S Keim, David M Wagner

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Abstract

We present TaqMan-minor groove binding (MGB) assays for an SNP that separates the Yersinia pestis strain CO92 from all other strains and for another SNP that separates North American strains from all other global strains.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)201-207
Number of pages7
JournalBioTechniques
Volume44
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2008

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  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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Vogler, A. J., Driebe, E. M., Lee, J., Auerbach, R. K., Allender, C. J., Stanley, M., Kubota, K., Andersen, G. L., Radnedge, L., Worsham, P. L., Keim, P. S., & Wagner, D. M. (2008). Assays for the rapid and specific identification of North American Yersinia pestis and the common laboratory strain CO92. BioTechniques, 44(2), 201-207. https://doi.org/10.2144/000112815