TABLE 2.

Primers used for detection of virulence markers

Virulence markerGenePrimer sequenceReference
AAF I aggA GCTAACGCTGCGTTAGAAAGACCThis work
GGAGTATCATTCTATATTCGCC
AAF II aafA GACAACCGCAACGCTGCGCTGThis work
GATAGCCGGTGTAATTGAGCC
EAST1 astA CCATCAACACAGTATATCCGAYamamoto and Echererria (48)
GGTCGCGAGTGACGGCTTTGT
Pet pet CCGCAAATGGAGCTGCAACHenderson et al. (20)
CGAGTTTTCCGCCGTTTTC
Pic pic TTCAGCGGAAAGACGAAThis work
TCTGCGCATTCATACCA
PAP papC GAC GGC TGTACTGCAGGGTGTGGCGLe Bouguence et al. (24)
ATATCCTTTCTCTGCAGGGATGCAATA
SFA sfaD-sfaE CGGAGGAGTAATTACAAACCTGGCALe Bouguenec et al. (24)
CTCCGGAGAATCGGGTGCATCTTAC
AFA afaB-afaC GCTGGGCAGCAAACTGATAACTCTCLe Bouguenec et al. (24)
CATCAAGCTGTTTGTTCGTCCGCCG
Aerobactin aerA TACCGGATTGTCATATGCAGACCGTYamamoto et al. (47)
AATATCTTCCTCCAGTCCGGAGAAG
CNF1 and CNF2 cnf CTGGACTCGAGGTGGTGGBlanco et al. (5)
CTCCTGTCAACCACAGCC
Hly hly AACAAGGATAAGCACTGTTCTGGCTYamamoto et al. (47)
ACCATATAAGCGGTCATTCCCGTCA