Identification of Bacterial Pathogens in Ascitic Fluids from Patients with Suspected Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis by Use of Broad-Based PCR (16S PCR) Coupled with High-Resolution Melt Analysis (HRMA)

Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 05/10/2012

Both the broad–based 16S PCR and HRMA analysis provide useful diagnostic adjunctive assays for clinicians in detecting and identifying pathogens responsible for SBP.

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