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Volume 14, Number 1—January 2008

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Protochlamydia naegleriophila as Etiologic Agent of Pneumonia

Nicola Casson*, Rolf Michel†, Karl-Dieter Müller, John David Aubert*, and Gilbert Greub*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; †Central Institute of the Federal Armed Forces Medical Services, Koblenz, Germany; ‡Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie der Universität Essen, Essen, Germany;

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Table 2

Bacterial and eukaryotic DNA used to determine the specificity of the real-time PCR

Bacterial DNA Source/strain
Bordetella pertussis Clinical specimen
Chlamydia trachomatis Clinical specimen
Chlamydophila pneumoniae ATCC VR-1310
Criblamydia sequanensis CRIB-18
Enterococcus faecalis ATCC 29212
Escherichia coli ATCC 35218
Gardnerella vaginalis Clinical specimen
Haemophilus influenzae ATCC 49247
Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 27736
Lactobacillus spp. Clinical specimen
Legionella pneumophila Clinical specimen
Listeria monocytogenes Clinical specimen
Moraxella catharralis Clinical specimen
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Clinical specimen
Neisseria lactamica Clinical specimen
Neisseria weaveri Clinical specimen
Neochlamydia hartmanella ATCC 50802
Parachlamydia acanthamoebae strain BN9 ATCC VR-1476
Parachlamydia acanthamoebae strain Hall's coccus ATCC VR-1476
Protochlamydia amoebophila strain UWE25 ATCC PRA-7
Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 27853
Rhabdochlamydia crassificans CRIB-01
Simkania negevensis ATCC VR-1471
Staphylococcus epidermidis Clinical specimen
Streptococcus agalactiae ATCC 13813
Streptococcus mutans Clinical specimen
Streptococcus pneumoniae Clinical specimen
Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC 19615
Waddlia chondrophila ATCC VR-1470
Eukaryotic DNA Source/strain
Acanthamoebae castellanii ATCC 30010
Candida albicans
ATCC 10231
Human cells ATCC CCL-185

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