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Volume 10, Number 8—August 2004

Research

Serotype III Streptococcus agalactiae from Bovine Milk and Human Neonatal Infections1

John F. Bohnsack*Comments to Author , April A. Whiting*, Gabriela Martinez†, Nicola Jones‡, Elisabeth E. Adderson§, Shauna Detrick*, Anne J. Blaschke-Bonkowsky*, Naiel Bisharat‡, and Marcelo Gottschalk†
Author affiliations: *University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; †Faculté de Médicine Vétérinaire, Université de Montréal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada; ‡John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom; §St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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Table 4

Analysis of inserted sequences of strains containing the infB C allelea





Inserted sequence site



RAPD Isolate Origin AW-10 hylB scpb-lmb ST RDP type
IV-C
SF 96-5547
Bovine
GBSi1
700
GBSi1
17
III-3

1004A
Human
GBSi1
700
IS1548b
17
III-3

1000B
Human
GBSi1
700
GBSi1
17
III-3
SF-96-4054 Bovine GBSi1 700 GBSi1 17 III-3

aRAPD, randomly amplified polymorphic DNA; ST, sequence type; RDP, restriction digest pattern.
bAn insert highly homologous to IS1548 but lacking bp 603–1,301 was found in this strain. IS1548 has not previously been found in this locus in III-3 strains

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1Presented in part at the XVth Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases, October 6–11, 2002, Goa, India.

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