A nested PCR which amplified a portion of the mitochondrial large-subunit rRNA gene of Pneumocystis carinii was used to detect P. carinii DNA in blood from patients with P. carinii pneumonia. P. carinii DNA was not detected in serum and was detected at low levels of blood cells.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Microbiology|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)