A comparison of molecular assays for Mycoplasma pneumoniae in pediatric patients

Raymond C. Chou, Xiaotian Zheng*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Three commercial molecular assays for detecting Mycoplasma pneumoniae were evaluated for their relative performances and hands-on time. They performed comparably well in clinical sensitivity and specificity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6-8
Number of pages3
JournalDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
Volume85
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2016

Keywords

  • Molecular diagnosis
  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae
  • Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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