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Table 1 Specific primers used for amplification of the target genes of K. pneumoniae in this study

From: Genotypes and virulence in serotype K2 Klebsiella pneumoniae from liver abscess and non-infectious carriers in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan

Serotype (target gene) Primer Size of PCR product (bp) Reference
K1 (wzyKPK1) 5′-GGTGCTCTTTACATCATTGC-3′ 1283 [17]
  5′-GCAATGGCCATTTGCGTTAG-3′   
K2 (wzyKPK2) 5′-GACCCGATATTCATACTTGACAGAG-3′ 641 [17]
  5′-CCTGAAGTAAAATCGTAAATAGATGGC-3′   
K5 (wzxKPK5) 5′-TGGTAGTGATGCTCGCGA-3′ 280 [17]
  5′-CCTGAACCCACCCCAATC-3′   
RmpA 5′-ACTGGGCTACCTCTGCTTCA-3′ 536 [5]
  5′-CTTGCATGAGCCATCTTTCA-3′   
Aerobactin 5′-GCATAGGCGGATACGAACAT-3′ 556 [5]
  5′-CACAGGGCAATTGCTTACCT-3′   
Aerobactin 5′-CTGTCGGCATCGGTTTTATT-3′ 531 [5]
  5′-TGGCGTGTCGATTATTACCA-3′   
Alls 5′-CCGAAACATTACGCACCTTT-3′   [5]
  5′-ATCACGAAGAGCCAGGTCAC-3′   
Kfu 5′- ATAGTAGGCGAGCACCGAGA-3′   [5]
  5′-AGAACCTTCCTCGCTGAACA-3′