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Volume 18, Number 1—January 2012

Invasive Meningococcal Capsular Group Y Disease, England and Wales, 2007–2009

Shamez N. LadhaniComments to Author , Jay Lucidarme, Lynne S. Newbold, Stephen J. Gray, Anthony D. Carr, Jamie Findlow, Mary E. Ramsay, Edward B. Kaczmarski, and Raymond Borrow
Author affiliations: Health Protection Agency, London, UK (S.N. Ladhani, M.E. Ramsay); Health Protection Agency, Manchester, UK (J. Lucidarme, L.S. Newbold, S.J. Gray, A.D. Carr, J. Findlow, E.B. Kaczmarski, R. Borrow); University of Manchester, Manchester (R. Borrow)

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Table 1

Primers used for genotypic analysis of lpxL1 of meningococcal capsular group Y, England and Wales, 2007–2009*

PCR/sequence Primer identification no. Direction Sequence, 5′ → 3′ Reference
PCR/sequence lpxL1-F†‡§ Forward TGCAGGTCAAACAGGCGGTAGT (14)
PCR/sequence lpxL1-R†¶# Reverse TTCAT(A/G)GGTTTGCGGTATTTCTTCCA (14)
Sequence lpxL1-s1C# Forward GTTCGAGATGGCGGTGTAC NA

*NA, not applicable.
†Default PCR primer.
‡Alternative PCR primer.
§Used for sequence analysis of alternative PCR products (14).
¶Degenerate base added for this study.
#Used for sequence analysis of default PCR products.

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