Melioidosis Outbreak after Typhoon, Southern Taiwan
Wen-Chien Ko*†, Bruno Man-Hon Cheung‡, Hung-Jen Tang§, Hsin-I Shih†, Yeu-Jun Lau¶, Li-Rong Wang†, and Yin-Ching Chuang§
Author affiliations: *National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China; †National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China; ‡Tainan Municipal Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China; §Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China; ¶Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan, Republic of China;
Figure 1. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of DNA from Burkholderia pseudomallei isolates digested with SpeI from patients with melioidosis in Taiwan. Lane M, bacteriophage λ DNA ladder (48.5 kb–970 kb). Lane 1, isolate from Kaohsiung County, 2005 (type A); lane 2, isolate from Tainan County, 2005 (type B); lane 3, isolate from northern Taiwan (type C); lane 4, isolate from northern Taiwan (type D). Values on the left are in kilobases.
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