Worldwide Dissemination of the blaOXA-23 Carbapenemase Gene of Acinetobacter baumannii1
Pauline D. Mugnier, Laurent Poirel, Thierry Naas, and Patrice Nordmann
Author affiliations: Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale Unité 914, Paris, France; Université Paris Sud, Bicêtre, France; 1This work was presented in part at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Helsinki, Finland, May 16–19, 2009.
Figure 2. Pulsed-field electrophoresis (PFGE) profiles of ApaI-digested genomic DNA from strains of Acinetobacter baumannii. PFGE types, European clone types, and multilocus sequence typing (MLST) results are shown. *ST, sequence type determined by Bartual et al. (19) compared with ST determined by Nemec et al. (20). Lane M, molecular size markers (48.5 kb).
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