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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 352736, 21 pages
A New Microarray System to Detect Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotypes
1Department of Infectious Disease, Nagoya University Hospital, 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8550, Japan
2Department of Bacteriology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8550, Japan
3Center of National University Hospital for Infection Control, Nagoya University Hospital, Nagoya 466-8550, Japan
4Department of Respiratory Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8550, Japan
Received 29 July 2010; Revised 10 December 2010; Accepted 18 January 2011
Academic Editor: Frederick D. Quinn
Copyright © 2011 Yuka Tomita et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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