multiplex polymerase chain reaction

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mul·ti·plex pol·y·mer·ase chain re·ac·tion

(PCR) (mŭl'tē-pleks pŏ-limĕr-ās chān rē-akshŭn)
A polymerase chain reaction method that uses two (or more) primer sets in the same tube. Each primer set is specific for a different target.
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Multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was used to characterize the larvae, according to a published protocol (8).
Detection of novel Bartonella strains and Yersinia pestis in prairie dogs and their fleas (Siphonaptera : ceratophyllidae and pulicidae) using multiplex polymerase chain reaction. J Med Entomol 2003;40:329-37.
Rapid simultaneous screening of factor V Leiden and G20210A prothrombin variant by multiplex polymerase chain reaction on whole blood.
The isolate, IUM 99-3617, was identified as serotype A using Crypto Check serotyping kit from Iatron Laboratories (Tokyo, Japan) and genotyped as VN6 by multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) (3) by using the primers previously described (4,5).
In males, major rear-rangements can be readily detected by showing absence of either an amplification product in a multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) [9 -12] or a hybridization signal on Southern transfer gene analysis with cDNA probes [3].
The bacterial confluent growth zones of both SMAC and CT-SMAC were positive for stx2 and rfbO157 genes by multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using the primers described by Pollard et al.
ovale was confirmed by semi-nested multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) (8).
Identification at the species level and by multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay indicated that all isolates were Enterococcus faecium.
Detection and typing of human herpesviruses by multiplex polymerase chain reaction. J Virol Methods 1993;44:261-9.
Results from multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification Isolate Serotype stx1(a) stx2 eae ehxA A1 O157:H7 + + + + A2 O157:H7 - + + + A3 O26:H11 + - + + A4 O157:NM + + + + B1 O145:NM + - + + B2 O103:H2 + - + + D1 O111:NM + + + + D2 O111:NM + + + + D3 O157:H7 - + + + D4 O157:H7 + + + + E1 Orough:H2 + - + + E2 O26:H11 + - + +
Detection of gene deletions using multiplex polymerase chain reactions. In: Mathew CGM, ed.

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