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Volume 22, Number 2—February 2016

Trematode Fluke Procerovum varium as Cause of Ocular Inflammation in Children, South India

Lalan Kumar Arya, Sivakumar R. Rathinam, Prajna Lalitha, Usha R. Kim, Sudeep Ghatani, and Veena Tandon1Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: Aravind Medical Research Foundation, Madurai, India (L.K. Arya, P. Lalitha); Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Madurai (S.R. Rathinam, U.R. Kim); North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India (S. Ghatani, V. Tandon)

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Table 1

Primers used for amplification of the DNA region ITS2 and the 28S rDNA of trematode found as the source of ocular granulomas in children, South India*

DNA partition Primer name Primer sequence, 5′→ 3′ DNA amplicon size, bp Application Reference
ITS2 AP102 F AGAGCGCAGCCAACTGTGTGA 369 Real-time PCR and sequencing This study
28S rDNA AP103 F AGAGCGCAGCCAACTGTGTGA 715 PCR and sequencing This study

*ITS, internal transcribed spacer.

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1Current affiliation: National Academy of Sciences, India, Lucknow, India.

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