Detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae by real-time PCR is not yet standardized across laboratories. We have implemented a standardization protocol to compare the performance of thirteen commercial and in-house approaches. Despite differences on threshold values of samples, all assays were able to detect at least 20 M. pneumoniae genomes per reaction.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jun 2017|
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- Multi-center evaluation
- Mycoplasma pneumoniae
- Real-time PCR