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Table 3 Results of the LAMP for tox gene and dtxR gene for various DNA samples

From: Application of loop-mediated isothermal amplification combined with colorimetric and lateral flow dipstick visualization as the potential point-of-care testing for Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Bacterial species (number of strains tested)LAMP results
toxdtxR
Toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae (8)++
Non-toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae (31)+
Toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans (1)+
Streptococcus salivarius (1)
Streptococcus pneumoniae (1)
Streptococcus pyogenes (1)
Streptococcus epidermidis (1)
Haemophilus influenzae (1)
Moraxella catharalis (1)
Staphylococcus aureus (1)
Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum (1)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (1)
Escherichia coli (1)
Klebsiella pneumoniae (1)