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Australian and Thai isolates of Burkholderia pseudomallei are distinct by multilocus sequence typing: revision of a case of mistaken identity.

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A recent study using multilocus sequence typing (MLST) of Burkholderia pseudomallei isolates found a sequence type (ST60) to be common to both Thailand and Australia, contradicting earlier studies showing complete distinction between isolates from these regions. The ST60 isolates reportedly from Australia had been obtained for MLST from United Kingdom and U.S. collections. We have located and characterized the original Australian isolates; they were collected in 1983, and they are neither ST6...

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10.1128/JCM.01590-07

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Journal of clinical microbiology More from this journal
Volume:
45
Issue:
11
Pages:
3828-3829
Publication date:
2007-11-01
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EISSN:
1098-660X
ISSN:
0095-1137
Language:
English
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uuid:08c9a956-b944-4aa0-8371-749f0045323b
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317075
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2012-12-19

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