Cryptococcus neoformans Strains and Infection in Apparently Immunocompetent Patients, China
Jianghan Chen*, Ashok Varma†, Mara R. Diaz‡, Anastasia P. Litvintseva§, Kurt K. Wollenberg†, and Kyung J. Kwon-Chung†
Author affiliations: *Shanghai Changzheng Hospital, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China; †National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; ‡University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA; §Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA;
Figure 2. DNA fingerprint patterns of 12 Cryptococcus neoformans strains from China and the molecular type reference strains. A) M13-based PCR pattern. B) URA5 restriction fragment length polymorphism. Lanes: 1, VNI; 2–12, 11 Chinese strains; 13, H99; 14, Chinese strain B-4587; 15, VNBt63; 16, VNI; 17, VNIII; 18, VNII; 19, VNI; 20, marker.
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