Table 1.

PCR primers used in this study

PrimerSequenceSpecificityLocation
VanB1Fa GTG ACA AAC CGG AGG CGA GGA vanB1 5,434–5,454
VanB1Ra CCG CCA TCC TCC TGC AAA AAA vanB1 5,866–5,846
VanBFCGC CAT ATT CTC CCC GGA TAG vanB 5,165–5,185
VanBRAAG CCC TCT GCA TCC AAG CAC vanB 5,831–5,811
VanSYFb ATA TGC GCT GGA AAA CAC CTC vanSB-YB 2,114–2,134
VanSYRb CCC CAG ATT GTT TCA TAT GCC vanSB-YB 2,422–2,402
VanSY2FTGG AAA ACA CCT CAG ATG GCG vanSB-YB 2,122–2,142
VanSY2RGGA TGG GGT TCT GCC TGT TCA vanSB-YB 2,666–2,646
VanYRGGAAGCAGGAACGGGAAGCG vanYB 3,226–3,207
VanBLFATG ATG ACA GCC CTG TCG GAT GA vanB gene cluster409–431
VanBLRGCG ACC GTT CGT CCA TAA AAT CG vanB gene cluster6,449–6,427
  • a Primer described by Clark et al. (3).

  • b Primers described by Dahl et al. (4).