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Fungal Molecular Diagnostics

Pneumocystis LC-PCR Melt Curves

Slide 24

February 2011

This slide provides an example of the melt curve analysis used to detect Pneumocystis jiroveci. A sequence-specific melt peak occurs at approximately 61ºC with no cross-reactions occurring with any other respiratory pathogens including bacteria, viruses, and other fungi.

Pneumocystis LC-PCR Melt Curves


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