Volume 15, Number 1—January 2009
Clonal Multidrug-Resistant Corynebacterium striatum Strains, Italy
|Primer||Related resistance||Sequence (5′ → 3′)||Temperature, °C||Size, bp||BLAST from–to, bp|
|ermX up ermX down||Erythromycin and clindamycin||AACCATGATTGTGTTTCTGAACG ACCAGGAAGCGGTGCCCT||57||566||2,285–2,850|
|tetA up tetB down||Tetracycline, oxytetracycline, and oxacillin||TTAGCGTTCGGCGACCTGG AACTGGGTGCCTTCAGGGTC||58||1,829||5,496–7,324|
|cmxB up cmxA down||Cloramphenicol (2 identical subunits)||AGTCGGTATGGTCGTCGGC GCTCCGATATTCAATGCTGCG||57||879||16,031–16,909 36,078–36,956|
|aphA1 up aphA1 down||Aminoglycoside||GGCAAGATCCTGGTATCGGTCT AGACTAAACTGGCTGACGGCAT||57||480||41,859–42,338|
|repB up repB down||Replicase||CGATCTGGAATTTGTCTGCCGT CTGGTTGATAGACCCCGTGT||57||875||32,523–33,397|
*BLAST (http://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Blast.cgi) analysis of each gene with pTP10 sequence (GenBank accession no. AF024666) showed nucleotide identities >99%.
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