Table 1

Primers used in qPCR studies

PrimerSequence (5′→3′)Amplification targetTarget speciesReference(s)
Universal ForGTGSTGCAYGGYTGTCGTCA16S rRNA genesAll bacteria13, 16
Universal RevACGTCRTCCMCACCTTCCTC16S rRNA genesAll bacteria13, 16
rplU ForGCAGCACAAAGTCACCGAAGGrplUP. aeruginosaThis study
rplU RevCCGTGGGAAACCACTTCAGCrplUP. aeruginosaThis study
Str1GTACAGTTGCTTCAGGACGTATCtufStreptococcusa21
Str2ACGTTCGATTTCATCACGTTGtufStreptococcusa21
  • a Detects the genus Streptococcus.