Genetic diversity of burkholderia pseudomallei isolates in Australia

Allen Cheng, Linda Ward, Daniel Godoy, Robert Norton, Mark Mayo, Daniel Gal, Brian Spratt, Bart Currie

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Melioidosis is caused by the gram-negative saprophytic bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which is endemic to southeast Asia and northern Australia. We have previously found evidence of geographic localization of strains based on multilocus sequence typing.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249 - 254
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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