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Diversity of antibiotic resistance integrative and conjugative elements among haemophili.

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The objective of this study was to investigate the sequence diversity in a single country of a family of integrative and conjugative elements (ICEs) that are vectors of antibiotic resistance in Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae, and test the hypothesis that they emerged from a single lineage. Sixty subjects aged 9 months - 13 years were recruited and oropharyngeal samples cultured. Up to 10 morphologically distinct Pasteurellaceae spp. were purified, and then the species w...

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10.1099/jmm.0.47125-0

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Journal:
Journal of medical microbiology
Volume:
56
Issue:
Pt 6
Pages:
838-846
Publication date:
2007-06-01
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EISSN:
1473-5644
ISSN:
0022-2615
Source identifiers:
92715

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