What is the significance of a high cycle threshold positive IS481 PCR for Bordetella pertussis?

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Dec;28(12):1143; author reply 1143-4. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181bd4e1f.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Bordetella pertussis / genetics*
  • Humans
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods*
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Whooping Cough / microbiology*