Volume 8, Number 10—October 2002
Evaluation and Validation of a Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for Rapid Identification of Bacillus anthracis Supplement
|Patient no.||Laboratory confirmation|
||Chest biopsy IHC, serology
||Arm biopsy IHC and PCR, serology
||Arm biopsy IHC, serum PCR
||Face biopsy IHC, serology
||Forehead biopsy IHC and PCR
|7||Face biopsy culture|
aAll initial isolation of Bacillus anthracis from clinical specimens took place at the local health facility where the patients were treated.
bIHC, immunohistochemical stain; PCR, polymerase chain reaction.