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Volume 14, Number 3—March 2008

Dispatch

Screening Pneumonia Patients for Mimivirus1

Ryan K. Dare*, Malinee Chittaganpitch†, and Dean D. Erdman*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand;

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Figure 1

Real-time PCR amplification plots and standard curves for Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus (APM)-396 (A, A′) and APM-596 (B, B’). Linear amplification was achieved over 6 logs for both assays over 5 × 106 to 5 × 101 copies of plasmid DNA. RFU, relative fluorescence units.

Figure 1. Real-time PCR amplification plots and standard curves for Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus (APM)-396 (A, A′) and APM-596 (B, B’). Linear amplification was achieved over 6 logs for both assays over 5 × 106 to 5 × 101 copies of plasmid DNA. RFU, relative fluorescence units.

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1Dare et al., Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus real-time PCR assays, was presented at the 23rd Annual Clinical Virology Symposium, Apr 29–May 2, 2007, in Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA.

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