Table 1.

Primers used in this study

PrimerTargetSequence (5′ → 3′)aReference
TpiAtpiGCW GGW AAY TGG AAR ATG MAY AA10
TpiBTTW CCW GTW CCD ATW GCC CAD AT
TcdA-FtcdAAGA TTC CTA TAT TTA CAT GAC AAT A19
TcdA-RGTA TCA GGC ATA AAG TAA TAT ACT T
TcdB-2FtcdBTGG TGA TAT GGA GGC ATC ACC ACTThis study
TcdB-2RTGA GCT TTA GCT CTT GCA TCG TCA
CdtA-FcdtATGA ACC TGG AAA AGG TGA TG37
CdtA-RAGG ATT ATT TAC TGG ACC ATT TG
CdtB-FcdtBCTT ATT GCA AGT AAA TAC TGA G37
CdtB-RACC GGA TCT CTT GCT TCA GTC
C1tcdCTTA ATT AAT TTT CTC TAC AGC TAT CC36
C2TCT AAT AAA AGG GA GAT TGT ATT ATG
CD16S-1F16S rRNAGTG CGG CTG GAT CAC CTC CT3
CD23S-2R23S rRNACCC TGC ACC CTT AAT AAC TTG ACC
TR6-FTR6TTT CAA CTT GTC CAG TTT TTA AGT C43
TR6-RATG ACA TAG CGT TTG TGG AAT
TR10-FTR10TGC ATC AAA TTG GTC AAG ACT43
TR10-RTGA AAT CAT TGA CTA TAA AGC AAA A
  • a W, A or T; Y, C or T; R, A or G; M, A or C; D, A, G, or T.