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Detection of Vi-negative Salmonella enterica serovar typhi in the peripheral blood of patients with typhoid fever in the Faisalabad region of Pakistan.

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The synthesis and transportation proteins of the Vi capsular polysaccharide of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi (serovar Typhi) are encoded by the viaB operon, which resides on a 134-kb pathogenicity island known as SPI-7. In recent years, Vi-negative strains of serovar Typhi have been reported in regions where typhoid fever is endemic. However, because Vi negativity can arise during in vitro passage, the clinical significance of Vi-negative serovar Typhi is not clear. To investigate the los...

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Journal:
Journal of clinical microbiology
Volume:
43
Issue:
9
Pages:
4418-4425
Publication date:
2005-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1098-660X
ISSN:
0095-1137
Source identifiers:
91527
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:91527
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uuid:234a87d3-b065-4874-9225-0b935c23fe42
Local pid:
pubs:91527
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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