Describe the use of a DNA probe and PCR for: a) Rapid identification of an unknown bacterium.

Answer Critical Thinking Question 2 for Chapter 10 on page 297 and Clinical Application Question 3 for Chapter 11 on page 329. Answers should be submitted in a word document with any associated references used. Answer Critical Thinking Question 2 for Chapter 10 on page 297 Describe the use of a DNA probe and PCR for: a) Rapid identification of an unknown bacterium. b) Determining which of a group of bacteria are most closely related Clinical Application question 3 for chapter 11 on page 329 A Woman complaining of lower abdominal pain with a temperature of 39  degree C gave birth soon after to a stillborn baby. Blood cultures from the infant revealed gram-positive rods. The woman had a history of eating unheated hot dogs during her pregnancy. Which organism is most likely involved]]>