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Volume 14, Number 3—March 2008

Research

High Rate of Mobilization for blaCTX-Ms

Miriam Barlow*Comments to Author , Rebecca A. Reik†, Stephen D. Jacobs*, Mónica Medina*, Matthew P. Meyer*, John E. McGowan†, and Fred C. Tenover‡
Author affiliations: *University of California, Merced, California, USA; †Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA;

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Figure 1

Phylogenetic analysis of blaCTX-Ms. This tree was calculated by Bayesian inference. Number of mutations occurring along each branch are given along the length of the branch. Black dots represent mobilizations. Boldface indicates chromosomal genes. CTX-M-14 and 3a exist as both unmobilized chromosomal genes and plasmid-borne CTX-M alleles.

Figure 1. Phylogenetic analysis of blaCTX-Ms. This tree was calculated by Bayesian inference. Number of mutations occurring along each branch are given along the length of the branch. Black dots represent mobilizations. Boldface indicates chromosomal genes. CTX-M-14 and 3a exist as both unmobilized chromosomal genes and plasmid-borne CTX-M alleles.

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