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Table 1 PCR primers used for detection of resistance genes in GBS

From: Antibiotic resistance of Streptococcus agalactiae isolated from pregnant women in Garankuwa, South Africa

Gene Primers Primers sequence (5′–3′) Products size (bp) References
ermB ermB1 5′_-GAA AAG GTA CTC AAC CAA ATA-3′_(F) 640 [22, 29]
ermB2 5′_-AGT AAC GGT ACT TAA ATT GTT TAC-3′_(R)
ermTR ermTR1 5′_-GAA GTT TAG CTT TCC TAA-3′_(F) 400 [22, 28]
ermTR2 5′_-GCT TCA GCA CCT GTC TTA ATT GAT-3′_(R)
mefA mefA1 5′_-AGT ATC ATT AAT CAC TAG TGC-3′_(F) 348 [22, 29]
mefA2 5′_-TTC TTC TGG TAC TAA AAG TGG-3′_(R)
linB linB1 5′_-CCT ACC TAT TGT TTG TGG AA-3′_(F) 944 [22]
linB2 5′_-ATA ACG TTA CTC TCC TAT TC-3′_(R)