Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(4): 378-380
Rapid Identification of blaIMP-1 and blaIMP-6 by Multiplex Amplification Refractory Mutation System PCR
Akiyo Nakano, M.S.1,*, Ryuichi Nakano, Ph.D.1,*, Yuki Suzuki, M.S.1, Kyoichi Saito, M.D.1, Kei Kasahara, M.D.2, Shiro Endo, M.D.3, and Hisakazu Yano, M.D.1
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases1 and Center for Infectious Diseases2, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan; International University of Health and Welfare3, Shioya Hospital, Tochigi, Japan
Corresponding author: Ryuichi Nakano
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo-chou, Kashihara, Nara 634-8521, Japan
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*These authors contributed equally to this article.
Received: September 5, 2017; Revised: October 10, 2017; Accepted: February 7, 2018; Published online: July 1, 2018.
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