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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 875437, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/875437
Research Article

Evaluation of Multiplex PCR with Enhanced Spore Germination for Detection of Clostridium difficile from Stool Samples of the Hospitalized Patients

1Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
2Department of Tropical Nutrition and Food Science, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
3Department of Clinical Sciences and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom 73170, Thailand
4Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
5Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
6Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

Received 23 November 2012; Revised 31 January 2013; Accepted 16 February 2013

Academic Editor: Joy Scaria

Copyright © 2013 Surang Chankhamhaengdecha 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.

How to Cite this Article

Surang Chankhamhaengdecha, Piyapong Hadpanus, Amornrat Aroonnual, et al., “Evaluation of Multiplex PCR with Enhanced Spore Germination for Detection of Clostridium difficile from Stool Samples of the Hospitalized Patients,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2013, Article ID 875437, 6 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/875437