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Research Article

Development of a Temperature-Switch PCR-Based SNP Typing Method for Mycobacterium ulcerans

  • Katharina Röltgen,

    Affiliations: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Molecular Immunology, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Kobina Assan-Ampah,

    Affiliation: Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

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  • Emelia Danso,

    Affiliation: Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

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  • Dorothy Yeboah-Manu,

    Affiliation: Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

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  • Gerd Pluschke mail

    gerd.pluschke@unibas.ch

    Affiliations: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Molecular Immunology, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Published: November 15, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001904

About the Authors

Katharina Röltgen, Gerd Pluschke
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Molecular Immunology, Basel, Switzerland
Katharina Röltgen, Gerd Pluschke
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Kobina Assan-Ampah, Emelia Danso, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

Corresponding Author

Email: gerd.pluschke@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KR DYM GP. Performed the experiments: KR KAA. Analyzed the data: KR KAA GP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KAA ED DYM. Wrote the paper: KR GP.