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Implementation and Assessment of the Use of Real-Time PCR in Routine Diagnosis for Bordetella pertussis Detection in Brazil

Daniela Leite 1 , * , Roberta Morozetti Blanco 1 , Leyva Cecilia Vieira de Melo 1 , Cleiton Eduardo Fiorio 1 , Luciano Moura Martins 1 , Tania Mara Ibelli Vaz 1 , Sueli Aparecida Fernandes 1 and Claudio Tavares Sacchi 2
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1 Center of Bacteriology, National Reference Laboratory for Pertussis, Instituto Adolfo Lutz, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2 Center of Imunology, Instituto Adolfo Lutz, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Article information
  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: April 01, 2014, 2 (2); 196-202
  • Published Online: October 30, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Revised: June 18, 2013
  • Accepted: August 27, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.12505

To Cite: Leite D, Morozetti Blanco R, Cecilia Vieira de Melo L, Eduardo Fiorio C, Moura Martins L, et al. Implementation and Assessment of the Use of Real-Time PCR in Routine Diagnosis for Bordetella pertussis Detection in Brazil, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2014 ; 2(2):196-202. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.12505.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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