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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2014, Article ID 108592, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/108592
Research Article

Diagnostic Utility of Broad Range Bacterial 16S rRNA Gene PCR with Degradation of Human and Free Bacterial DNA in Bloodstream Infection Is More Sensitive Than an In-House Developed PCR without Degradation of Human and Free Bacterial DNA

1Novo Mesto General Hospital, 8000 Novo Mesto, Slovenia
2Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
3Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, University of Cologne, Cologne 50935, Germany

Received 6 February 2014; Revised 26 May 2014; Accepted 22 June 2014; Published 9 July 2014

Academic Editor: Martin Hoenigl

Copyright © 2014 Petra Rogina 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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