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Table 1 Reference organisms used in this study and analytical specificity evaluation results

From: Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) reaction as viable PCR substitute for diagnostic applications: a comparative analysis study of LAMP, conventional PCR, nested PCR (nPCR) and real-time PCR (qPCR) based on Entamoeba histolytica DNA derived from faecal sample

StrainsSerogroup or speciesNo. of isolatesAnalytical specificity of primers
PCRnPCRqPCRLAMP
Entamoeba spp.Entamoeba histolytica HM-1:IMSS1++++
Entamoeba dispar SAW7601
Entamoeba moshkovskii Laredo1
Other enteric pathogens (n = 75)Acinetobacter baumannii1
Aeromonas hydrophila2
Bacillus subtilis1
Burkholderia cepacia1
Burkholderia pseudomallei1
Burkholderia thailandensis1
Citrobacter freundii1
Enterococcus faecalis1
Enterococcus faecium1
Enterococcus gallinarum1
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli1
Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli1
Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli1
Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli1
Escherichia coli1
group A Streptococcus1
group B Streptococcus1
group F Streptococcus1
group G Streptococcus1
Haemophilus influenza1
Klebsiella pneumoniae2
Leptospira biflexa ser. Patoc1
Leptospira interrogans ser. Canicola1
Leptospira interrogans ser. Hebdomadis1
Leptospira interrogans ser. Pomona1
Leptospira licerasiae ser. Varillal1
Listeria monocytogenes1
Salmonella enterica ser. Agona1
Salmonella enterica ser. Albany1
Salmonella enterica ser. Bardo1
Salmonella enterica ser. Bordeaux1
Salmonella enterica ser. Braenderup1
Salmonella enterica ser. Emek1
Salmonella enterica ser. Enteritidis1
Salmonella enterica ser. Hadar1
Salmonella enterica ser. Heidelberg1
Salmonella enterica ser. Java1
Salmonella enterica ser. Kibi1
Salmonella enterica ser. Kissi1
Salmonella enterica ser. Newport1
Salmonella enterica ser. Oslo1
Salmonella enterica ser. Paratyphi A2
Salmonella enterica ser. Paratyphi B2
Salmonella enterica ser. Paratyphi C1
Salmonella enterica ser. Poona1
Salmonella enterica ser. Regent1
Salmonella enterica ser. Richmond1
Salmonella enterica ser. Tshiongwe1
Salmonella enterica ser. Typhi2
Salmonella enterica ser. Typhimurium1
Salmonella enterica ser. Uppsala1
Salmonella enterica ser. Virchow1
Salmonella enterica ser. Weltevreden1
Shigella boydii2
Shigella dysenteriae2
Shigella flexneri2
Shigella sonnei2
Staphylococcus aureus1
Staphylococcus epidermidis1
Vibrio cincinnatiensis1
Vibrio fluvialis1
Vibrio mimicus1
Vibrio parahaemolyticus1
Vibrio vulnificus1
Yersinia enterocolitica2
Total 78    
  1. +, positive result; −, negative result