Table 1

qPCR primers and probe used in this study

Primer or probeGroup specificitySequence (5′→3′)Reference
Primersa
    515FEubacteriaGTGCCAGCAGCCGCGGTAA23
    685REubacteriaTCTACGCATTTCACCGCTAC24
    blaKPC15FGut KPC producersCCGTCTAGTTCTGCTGTCTTGTThis study
    blaKPC177RGut KPC producersGTAACTTACAGTTGCGCCTGAGThis study
blaKPC probeGut KPC producersCTGACCAACCTCGTCGThis study
  • a The direction of the primer is indicated at the end of the primer name as follows: F for forward and R for reverse.