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Development of a 16S rRNA-gen-based primersystem for the detection of saccharopolyspora rectivirgula in bioaerosols

Project number: F 2042 Institution: Institut für Angewandte Mikrobiologie (IFZ) Status: Completed Project

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Saccharopolyspora rectivirgula is a causative organism of hypersensitive pneumonitis. The cultivation based detection of this bacterial strain is very difficult because the phenotypic characteristica, depending on the cultivation conditions are highly variable. Therefore a strain specific pirmer system should be generated to gain a gen based detection system allowing the rapid and specific detection of Saccharopolyspora rectivirgula with a quantitative real-time PCR in bioaerosols. Each analystical step of this method should be checked thoroughly.

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