Identification of Melioidosis Outbreak by Multilocus Variable Number Tandem Repeat Analysis
Bart J. Currie , Asha Haslem, Talima Pearson, Heidie Hornstra, Benjamin Leadem, Mark Mayo, Daniel Gal, Linda Ward, Daniel Godoy, Brian G. Spratt, and Paul Keim
Author affiliations: Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia (B.J. Currie, A. Haslem, M. Mayo, D. Gal, L. Ward); Northern Territory Clinical School, Darwin (B.J. Currie, L. Ward); Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA (T. Pearson, H. Hornstra, B. Leadem, P. Keim); Imperial College, London, UK (D. Godoy, B.G. Spratt)
Figure 3. Dendrogram showing 4-locus multilocus variable number tandem repeat analysis profiles for isolates from 3 patients with melioidosis, with isolate number and multilocus sequence typing sequence type (ST) listed (see text for details). Six isolates used to calibrate the dendrogram are indicated by asterisks in Figure 1 and listed in Table 2. CSF, cerebrospinal fluid.
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