TABLE 2.

Primers used in this study

PrimerSequence (5′-3′)
PE-icmPGACGATCCATACTGGCGCCATG
PE-icmQTGGACCTTTTTCAATAGCATCG
PE-icmRAAAAACCAAATGGATTTCGTGCACTG
PE-icmVTTCATTCTGTCCCAATCGAACC
PE-icmWCCAGTACTTTGCGGAGGCTTCATGGC
IcmF-EIGCCGGAATTCGAACAAGGAGCAAGTATTTC
IcmF-BamCGGGGGATCCCCGTATTGCTCAGTTGTCATTATAT
pMC-lacTAAGTTGGGTAACGCCAGGG
pMC-ampAAGGGAATAAGGGCGACACG