Table 1.

Oligonucleotides used in this study

Oligo- nucleotidePosition (5′-3′)Sequence (5′-3′)
CpnA1012–1032aTGACAACTGTAGAAATACAGC
CpnB1476–1459aBiotin-CGCCTCTCTCCTATAAAT
CpnF1457–1437aGGTTGAGTCAACGACTTAAGG
CP161–80bTTACAAGCCTTGCCTGTAGG
CP2393–373bGCGATCCCAAATGTTTAAGGC
CPC100–120bTTATTAATTGATGGTACAATA
CPD306–286bATCTACGGCAGTAGTATAGTT
  • a Position within the 16S rRNA gene ofC. pneumoniae (7, 8).

  • b Position within the omp1 gene ofC. pneumoniae (24).