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MLST

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A method (multilocus sequence typing) for characterizing isolates of bacteria or other organisms using nucleotide sequences of fragments derived from several (usually seven) housekeeping...

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Sequence Diversity of the Factor H Binding Protein Vaccine Candidate in Epidemiologically Relevant Strains of Serogroup B <i>Neisseria meningitidis</i>

Ellen Murphy, Lubomira Andrew, Kwok-Leung Lee, Deborah A. Dilts, Lorna Nunez, Pamela S. Fink, Karita Ambrose, Ray Borrow, Jamie Findlow, Muhamed-Kheir Taha, Ala-Eddine Deghmane, Paula Kriz, Martin Musilek, Jitka Kalmusova, Dominique A. Caugant, Torill Alvestad, Leonard W. Mayer, Claudio T. Sacchi, Xin Wang, Diana Martin, Anne von Gottberg, Mignon du Plessis, Keith P. Klugman, Annaliesa S. Anderson, Kathrin U. Jansen, Gary W. Zlotnick and Susan K. Hoiseth.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

August 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 6263 words.

Background

Recombinant forms of Neisseria meningitidis human factor H binding protein (fHBP) are undergoing clinical trials in candidate vaccines against...

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Combined Multilocus Sequence Typing and O Serogrouping Distinguishes <i>Escherichia coli</i> Subtypes Associated with Infant Urosepsis and/or Meningitis

Philippe Bidet, Farah Mahjoub-Messai, Jorge Blanco, JesÚs Blanco, Marie Dehem, Yannick Aujard, Edouard Bingen and Stéphane Bonacorsi.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4103 words.

The genetic relatedness of 223 invasive Escherichia coli strains that cause either meningitis or urosepsis without meningitis in young infants was determined by multilocus sequence typing...

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Multilocus Sequence Typing of <i>Streptococcus pneumoniae</i> Clones with Unusual Drug Resistance Patterns: Genetic Backgrounds and Relatedness to Other Epidemic Clones

Raquel Sá-Leão, Alexander Tomasz and Hermínia de Lencastre.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

November 2001; p ublished online November 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2506 words.

Six drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae clones were previously identified from day care centers in Portugal, primarily on the basis of common pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE)...

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Characterization of <i>Neisseria meningitidis</i> isolates from Egypt using multilocus sequence typing

John D. Klena, Momtaz O. Wasfy, Rania A. Nada, Salwa F. Ahmed, Mohamed A. Maksoud, Anthony Marfin and Guillermo Pimentel.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

May 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 2646 words.

Summary

To characterize Neisseria meningitidis isolates collected from cerebrospinal fluid of meningitis cases in Egypt (1998–2003) as part of surveillance...

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Genotypic Diversity and Serotype Distribution of Group B <i>Streptococcus</i> Isolated from Women Before and After Delivery

Shannon D. Manning, Maggi A. Lewis, A. Cody Springman, Erica Lehotzky, Thomas S. Whittam and Dele Davies.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

June 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4545 words.

Background. Most studies of the dynamics of maternal group B Streptococcus (GBS) colonization have relied on capsular serotyping to define GBS acquisition or...

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Capsular Switching in Group B <i>Streptococcus</i> CC17 Hypervirulent Clone: A Future Challenge for Polysaccharide Vaccine Development

Samuel Bellais, Anne Six, Agnès Fouet, Magalie Longo, Nicolas Dmytruk, Philippe Glaser, Patrick Trieu-Cuot and Claire Poyart.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

December 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5010 words.

Background.  The capsular polysaccharide (CPS) is an important virulence factor and a vaccine target of the major neonatal pathogen group B Streptoc...

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Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Associated with Ceftriaxone-Resistant <i>Escherichia coli</i> Bloodstream Infections: Looking for Hay in a Haystack

Kc Coffey, Erica S Shenoy, Mia Y Platt, Xiaomin Zhao, Ning Li, Nicole Pecora, Marc Allard, Eric Rosenberg, Lynn Bry and David Hooper.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

Abstract

Background

Contaminated duodenoscopes used in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) have...

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Fatal Outbreak of an Emerging Clone of Extensively Drug-Resistant <i>Acinetobacter baumannii</i> With Enhanced Virulence

Crystal L. Jones, Megan Clancy, Cary Honnold, Shweta Singh, Erik Snesrud, Fatma Onmus-Leone, Patrick McGann, Ana C. Ong, Yoon Kwak, Paige Waterman, Daniel V. Zurawski, Robert J. Clifford and Emil Lesho.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

July 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5206 words.

Background.  Severe Acinetobacter baumannii infections in immunocompetent patients are uncommon, and the virulence mechanisms of this organism are...

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Surveillance for and Discovery of <i>Borrelia</i> Species in US Patients Suspected of Tickborne Illness

Luke C Kingry, Melissa Anacker, Bobbi Pritt, Jenna Bjork, Laurel Respicio-Kingry, Gongping Liu, Sarah Sheldon, David Boxrud, Anna Strain, Stephanie Oatman, Jon Berry, Lynne Sloan, Paul Mead, David Neitzel, Kiersten J Kugeler and Jeannine M Petersen.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

June 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4828 words.

Abstract

Background

Tick-transmitted Borrelia fall into 2 heterogeneous bacterial complexes comprised of multiple...

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Evolution of erythromycin-resistant <i>streptococcus pneumoniae</i> from Asian countries that contains <i>erm</i>(B) and <i>mef</i>(A) genes

Kwan Soo Ko and Jae-Hoon Song.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3619 words.

To investigate the genetic characteristics of erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Asian countries, 110 pneumococcal isolates were analyzed by multilocus sequence typing...

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