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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012, Article ID 972845, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/972845
Research Article

Rapid, Simultaneous Detection of Clostridium sordellii and Clostridium perfringens in Archived Tissues by a Novel PCR-Based Microsphere Assay: Diagnostic Implications for Pregnancy-Associated Toxic Shock Syndrome Cases

1Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop G32, 1600 Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
2Division of Scientific Resources, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop C17, 1600 Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
3Department of Microbiology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

Received 13 December 2011; Accepted 2 January 2012

Academic Editor: Gregory T. Spear

Copyright © 2012 Julu Bhatnagar 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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