Table 1.

Target genes and primers for detection ofCryptosporidium DNA

TargetPrimary investigator (reference)Primer pairFragment size (bp)
UndefinedLaxer (15)5′-CCGAGTTTGATCCAAAAAGTTACGAA452
5′-TAGCTCCTCATATGCCTTATTGAGTA
CpR1Laberge (14)5′-GCCCACCTGGATATACACTTTC358
5′-TCCCCCTCTCTAGTACCAACAGGA
CpR1Wagner-Wiening (28)5′-AGTGTCCTCCAGGTACAAACCTGGTA898
5′-GCACAGCTGGGACAGAATCAGCTTT
UndefinedMorgan (18)5′-GGTACTGGATAGATAGTGGA680
5′-TCGCACGCCCGGATTCTGTA
18S rRNA geneJohnson (13)5′-AAGCTCGTAGTTGGATTTCTG435
5′-TAAGGTGCTGAAGGAGTAAGG
18S rRNA geneAwad-El-Kariem (1)5′-AGTGCTTAAAGCAGGCAACTG556
5′-CGTTAACGGAATTAACCAGAC
Hsp70 geneRochelle (24)5′-AAATGGTGAGCAATCCTCTG361
5′-CTTGCTGCTCTTACCAGTAC
UndefinedBonnin (3)5′-TTCATTCTATCATGTC1500
5′-ATGGTTATATTTGGG