TABLE 2.

Primers used in this study for the identification and characterization of the MAC isolates

Name or targetDirectionaSequence (5′ to 3′)Reference(s)
Mycgen-F/RFAGAGTTTGATCCTGGCTCAG 5, 43
RTGCACACAGGCCACAAGGGA
MycintFCCTTTAGGCGCATGTCTTTA 43
RTGCACACAGGCCACAAGGGA
IS901FGCAACGGTTGTTGCTTGAAA 20
RTGATACGGCCGGAATCGCGT
IS1245FGCCGCCGAAACGATCTAC 13
RAGGTGGCGTCGAGGAAGA
IS1311FGCGTGAGGCTCTGTGGTGAA 23
RATGACGACCGCTTGGGAGAC
ITSFTTGTACACACCGCCCGTCA 31
RTCTCGATGCCAAGGCATCCACC
hsp65 3′ fragmentFCGGTTCGACAAGGGTTACAT 39
RACGGACTCAGAAGTCCATGC
hsp65 5′ fragmentbFACCAACGATGGTGTGTCCAT 35
RCTTGTCGAACCGCATACCCT
  • a F, forward; R, reverse.

  • b Telenti fragment.