TABLE 1

Sequences of amplification primers and probes

PrimerSequence
    mtDNA-forward5′–GAC GCC TCA ACC GCC TTT–3′
    mtDNA-reverse5′–GCG GAT GAT TCA GCC ATA ATT TA–3′
    β-Globin-forward5′–TGA AGG CTC ATG GCA AGA AA–3′
    β-Globin-reverse5′–AAA GGT GCC CTT GAG GTT GTC–3′
ProbeSequence
    mtDNA probe5′–6FAM-CAT CAA TCG CCC ACA TCA CTC GAG AC-TAMRA–3′
    β-Globin probe5′–6FAM-CCA GGC CAT CAC TAA AGG CAC CGA-TAMRA–3′