Table 3.

Specificity of PCRs for detection of C. parvum, C. muris, C. baileyi, andC. meleagridis

PCR method (reference)Resulta for:
C. parvumC. murisC. meleagridisC. baileyi
Laxer (15)++
Laberge (14)++
Wagner-Wiening (28)++
Morgan (18)++
Johnson (13)++++
Awad-El-Kariem (1)++++
Rochelle (24)++
Bonnin (3)++
  • a +, positive PCR; −, negative PCR.