Persistence of Yersinia pestis in Soil Under Natural Conditions
Rebecca J. Eisen* , Jeannine M. Petersen†, Charles L. Higgins†, David Wong†, Craig E. Levy‡, Paul S. Mead*, Martin E. Schriefer*, Kevin S. Griffith*, Kenneth L. Gage*, and Charles Ben Beard*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; †National Park Service, Washington, DC, USA; ‡Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, Arizona, USA;
Figure. AscI pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns for the Yersinia pestis isolates recovered from soil (lane 3) and the mountain lion (lane 2). Lane 1, Salmonella enterica serotype Braenderup standard.
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