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Volume 26, Number 9—September 2020

Identification of Streptococcus suis Meningitis by Direct Triplex Real-Time PCR, Burkina Faso

Mahamoudou OuattaraComments to Author , Mamadou Tamboura, Dinanibe Kambire, Mahamoudou Sanou, Kalifa Ouattara, Malika Congo, Adama Kaboré, Soufiane Sanou, Elie Kabré, Sable Sharpley, Theresa Tran, Stephanie Schwartz, Soumeya Ouangraoua, Abdoul-salam Ouedraogo, Lassana Sangaré, Rasmata Ouedraogo-Traore, Cynthia G. Whitney, and Bernard Beall
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M. Ouattara, S. Sharpley, T. Tran, S. Schwartz, C.G. Whitney, B. Beall); Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Pédiatrique Charles de Gaulle, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (M. Tamboura, D. Kambire, M. Sanou, R. Ouedraogo-Traore); Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Yalgado Ouédraogo, Ouagadougou (K. Ouattara, M. Congo, L. Sangaré); Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sanon-Sourô, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso (A. Kaboré, S. Sanou, A-s, Ouedraogo); Centre-Muraz, Bobo-Dioulasso (E. Kabré, S. Ouangraoua)

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Table 1

Sequences and concentrations of primers and probes used to detect Streptococcus suis, S. agalactiae, and S. pyogenes, Burkina Faso*

Target gene Forward primer, 5¢ ® 3¢ Reverse primer, 5¢ ® 3¢ Probe, 5¢ ® 3¢ Concentration of oligo per reaction, nM†
5¢-HEX; 3¢-BHQ1 200/200/200
5¢-FAM; 3¢-SpC6; “T” = BHQ1 200/200/100
5¢-Cy-5; 3¢- SpC6; “T” = BHQ2 300/300/100
5¢-FAM; 3¢-BHQ1 400/400/100

*GAS, group A Streptococcus (Streptococcus pyogenes); GBS, group A Streptococcus (S. agalactiae); RNaseP, human ribonuclease P.
†Concentration of forward primer/reverse primer/probe.

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