Recommendations for Use of the Polymerase Chain Reaction in the Diagnosis of Bordetella Pertussis Infections

J Med Microbiol. 1994 Jul;41(1):51-5. doi: 10.1099/00222615-41-1-51.

Publication types

  • Congress

MeSH terms

  • Bordetella pertussis / genetics
  • Bordetella pertussis / isolation & purification*
  • DNA Primers
  • DNA, Bacterial / analysis
  • False Negative Reactions
  • False Positive Reactions
  • Humans
  • Nasopharynx / microbiology
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction*
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Specimen Handling
  • Whooping Cough / diagnosis*

Substances

  • DNA Primers
  • DNA, Bacterial