Diagnosis of tubercular uveitis by quantitative polymerase chain reaction

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PURPOSE To report the use of real-time or quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) in confirming the diagnosis of tubercular uveitis. METHODS A qPCR assay using primers targeting the MPB64 gene of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) was developed. A standard curve for quantification of mycobacterial load was generated. Vitreous fluid samples from… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12348-010-0004-8

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