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Volume 14, Number 6—June 2008

Dispatch

Nosocomial Outbreaks Caused by Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. mesenteroides

Germán Bou*Comments to Author , Jesús Luis Saleta*, Juan Antonio Sáez Nieto†, Mar Tomás*, Silvia Valdezate†, Dolores Sousa*, Francisco Lueiro*, Rosa Villanueva*, Maria Jose Pereira*, and Pedro Llinares*
Author affiliations: *Complejo Hospitalario Universitario Juan Canalejo, La Coruña, Spain; †Centro Nacional de Microbiología, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain;

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Figure 2

Band pattern obtained by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of selected Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. mesenteroides (LM) isolates. Mw, molecular weight marker at indicated sizes; lines 1 to 9, representative LM isolates from the first outbreak (genotype 1); lines 10, 11, LM isolates obtained from parenteral nutrition catheter and blood from the same patient (genotype 2) and identical to those from 3 different patients infected in the second outbreak (data not shown); lines 12, 13, LM isolates from 2 different patients involved in the second outbreak (genotypes 3 and 4)

Figure 2. Band pattern obtained by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of selected Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. mesenteroides (LM) isolates. Mw, molecular weight marker at indicated sizes; lines 1 to 9, representative LM isolates from the first outbreak (genotype 1); lines 10, 11, LM isolates obtained from parenteral nutrition catheter and blood from the same patient (genotype 2) and identical to those from 3 different patients infected in the second outbreak (data not shown); lines 12, 13, LM isolates from 2 different patients involved in the second outbreak (genotypes 3 and 4)

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