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Volume 26, Number 12—December 2020

Flight-Associated Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Corroborated by Whole-Genome Sequencing

Hollie Speake, Anastasia Phillips, Tracie Chong, Chisha Sikazwe, Avram Levy, Jurissa Lang, Benjamin Scalley, David J. Speers, David W. Smith, Paul Effler, and Suzanne P. McEvoyComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia (H. Speake); Metropolitan Communicable Disease Control, Perth, Western Australia, Australia (A. Phillips, T. Chong, B. Scalley, S.P. McEvoy); University of Western Australia, Perth (C. Sikazwe, A. Levy, D.J. Speers, P. Effler); PathWest Laboratory Medicine Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia (C. Sikazwe, A. Levy, D.J. Speers, D.W. Smith, J. Lang); Public Health Emergency Operations Centre, Perth (P. Effler)

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Table 1

Primers and probe sequences used for in-house diagnostic assays used to test persons with suspected SARS-CoV-2 infection after flight from Sydney to Perth, Australia, March 19, 2020

Sequence, 5¢®3¢
Concentration, μM
BetaCoV_Wuhan_F22595 (forward) TGAAGTTTTTAACGCCACCAGAT 0.7
BetaCoV_Wuhan_R22662 (reverse) CACAGTTGCTGATTCTCTTCCTGTT 0.9
BetaCoV_Wuhan_P22619-HEX (hydrolysis probe) (HEX)C[+A][+A]GCAT[+A][+A]A[+C]AGATGCA(BHQ1) 0.3

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