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Table 4 RLEP copy numbers according to CNV assay

From: Development of a combined RLEP/16S rRNA (RT) qPCR assay for the detection of viable M. leprae from nasal swab samples

Patient Sample Number of RLEP elements Number of 16S rRNA genes Amplified RLEP copy numbers per genome
1 Swab left nostril 23,443 928 25
Swab right nostril 303 12 25
2 Swab left nostril 4778 12 36
3 Swab left nostril 31,405 1085 29
4 Swab left nostril 930 26 36