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Volume 12, Number 11—November 2006

Human Parainfluenza Type 4 Infections, Canada

Marie-Louise Vachon*†, Natasha Dionne*†, Éric Leblanc*†, Danielle Moisan‡, Michel G. Bergeron*†, and Guy Boivin*†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Research Center in Infectious Diseases of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada; †Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada; ‡Centre Hospitalier Régional du Grand-Portage, Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada

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Table 1

Cell lines used for viral culture and primers used for HPIV-4 PCR testing

Cell lines Oligonucleotide sequences (5´–3´) Target genes
Human foreskin fibroblast (forward)
Human lung carcinoma (A-549)
Hep-2 (reverse)
Human rhabdomyosarcoma (RD) ATGGTGAAAAGAACATGGAG Hemagglutinin-neuraminidase
Transformed human kidney 293 (forward)
Human colon adenocarcinoma (HT-29) TGGAGTATCCAGCAGTAAGA
Madin-Darby canine kidney (MDCK) (reverse)
Tertiary monkey kidney (LLC-MK2)

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