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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Detection Techniques
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Oligonucleotide primer pairs were designed to unique areas of the small subunit (16S) rRNA gene of Thelohania solenopsae and a region of the Gp-9 gene of Solenopsis invicta. Multiplex PCR resulted in sensitive and specific detection of T. solenopsae infection of S. invicta. A description of this method is published in the Journal of Invertebrate Pathology.

Detection of Thelohania solenopsae by PCR

Last Modified: 8/18/2016
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