TABLE 1.

Sequence and position of primers on the MOMP (ompA) gene of C. pneumoniae

PrimerSequencePositionPCR product size (bp)
VU-MOMP
    External
        Sense5′ AAC TAT ACT ACT GCC GTA GA 3′286-305
        Antisense5′ GTA GTA GAC AAT GCT GTG G 3′971-989704
    Nested
        Sense5′ ACA CCT CTT TCT CTT GGA GCG T 3′554-575
        Antisense5′ TTG ATG GTC GCA GAC TTT GTT C 3′779-791238
Tong and Sillis
    External
        Sense5′ TTA CAA GCC TTG CCT GTA GG 3′61-80
        Antisense5′ GCG ATC CCA AAT GTT TAA GGC 3′373-393333
    Nested
        Sense5′ TTA TTA ATT GAT GCT ACA ATA 3′100-120
        Antisense5′ ATC TAC GGC AGT AGT ATA GTT 3′286-306207
USF-MOMP
    Sense5′ AGG AGA TCC TTG CGA TCC T 3′135-153
    Antisense5′ TAG GCT TGG CTC CCA TAG AA 3′250-269134