TABLE 2.

ASO-PCR primer sequences and predicted product sizes.

LineagePrimerPrimer sequencesa (5′-3′)PCR product size (bp)
1actA1-fAATAACAACAGTGAACAAAGC373
actA1-rTATCACGTACCCATTTACC
2plcB2-fTTGTGATGAATACTTACAAAC564
plcB2-rTTTGCTACCATGTCTTCC
3actA3-fCGGCGAACCATACAACAT277
plcB3-rTGTGGTAATTTGCTGTCG
  • a Underlined nucleotides are specific to the L. monocytogenes lineage listed in the first column.