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Development of an unambiguous and discriminatory multilocus sequence typing scheme for the Streptococcus zooepidemicus group.

Abstract:

The zoonotic pathogen Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus (S. zooepidemicus) is commonly found harmlessly colonizing the equine nasopharynx. Occasionally, strains can invade host tissues or cross species barriers, and S. zooepidemicus is associated with numerous different diseases in a variety of hosts, including inflammatory airway disease and abortion in horses, pneumonia in dogs and meningitis in humans. A biovar of S. zooepidemicus, Streptococcus equi subsp. equi, is the causative age...

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10.1099/mic.0.2008/018911-0

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Jolley, KA More by this author
Mitchell, Z More by this author
Robinson, C More by this author
Newton, JR More by this author
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Journal:
Microbiology (Reading, England)
Volume:
154
Issue:
Pt 10
Pages:
3016-3024
Publication date:
2008-10-05
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EISSN:
1465-2080
ISSN:
1350-0872
URN:
uuid:8e8345ef-f0da-4125-bf32-f1bcdc669719
Source identifiers:
210462
Local pid:
pubs:210462

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