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TableĀ 2 Organisms used for cross-checking of primers to ensure lack of cross-species and genera reactivity

From: Development and validation of a real-time PCR assay for the detection of clinical acanthamoebae

Organism Source Specimen type Number of specimens analyzed
Plasmodium falciparum Reference laboratory Whole blood 4
P. vivax Reference laboratory Whole blood 5
P. ovale Reference laboratory Whole blood 3
P. malariae Reference laboratory Whole blood 1
Entamoeba histolytica Reference laboratory Stool 1
Herpes simplex 1 Reference laboratory DNA from viral culture 1
Herpes simplex 2 Reference laboratory DNA from viral culture 1
Rickettsiales Reference laboratory Acanthamoeba culture, endosymbiont 1
Chlamydiales Reference laboratory Acanthamoeba culture, endosymbiont 1
Legionellales Reference laboratory Clinical culture isolate 1