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Volume 15, Number 8—August 2009

Letter

Campylobacter jejuni HS:23 and Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Bangladesh

Zhahirul IslamComments to Author , Alex van Belkum, Alison J. Cody, Helen Tabor, Bart C. Jacobs, Kaisar A. Talukder, and Hubert P. Endtz
Author affiliations: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Z. Islam, K.A. Talukder, H.P. Endtz); Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (Z. Islam, A. van Belkum, H.P. Endtz, B.C. Jacobs); University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom (A.J. Cody); Laboratory Centre for Disease Control, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (H. Tabor)

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Serotyping and multilocus sequence typing analysis of Campylobacter jejuni strains associated with Guillain-Barré syndrome, Bangladesh*

Strain Year Disease LOS class Penner type(s)† ST Allele, no.
aspA glnA gltA glyA pgm tkt uncA
BD-07 2006 GBS A HS:19 22 1 3 6 4 3 3 3
BD-10 2006 GBS/MFS B HS:23 3219 10 27 33 19 10 5 7
BD-22 2006 GBS B HS:23 3219 10 27 33 19 10 5 7
BD-27 2006 GBS A UT 587 1 2 42 4 90 25 8
BD-34 2006 GBS B HS:23 3219 10 27 33 19 10 5 7
BD-39 2006 GBS A HS:19 660 1 3 6 4 54 91 3
BD-67 2007 GBS/MFS B HS:23 985 10 27 89 19 10 132 7
BD-74 2007 GBS/MFS B HS:23 3219 10 27 33 19 10 5 7
BD-75 2007 GBS A HS:55 587 1 2 42 4 90 25 8
BD-94 2007 GBS E HS:21 2109 4 7 10 4 10 7 1

*LOS, lipooligosaccharides; ST, sequence type; GBS, Guillain-Barré syndrome; HS, heat stable; MFS, Miller-Fisher syndrome; UT, untypeable.
†Penner HS serotypes.

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