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Volume 16, Number 7—July 2010

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Cryptococcus gattii Genotype VGIIa Infection in Man, Japan, 2007

Koh Okamoto, Shuji HatakeyamaComments to Author , Satoru Itoyama, Yoko Nukui, Yusuke Yoshino, Takatoshi Kitazawa, Hiroshi Yotsuyanagi, Reiko Ikeda, Takashi Sugita, and Kazuhiko Koike
Author affiliations: University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan (K. Okamoto, S. Hatakeyama, S. Itoyama, Y. Nukui, Y. Yoshino, T. Kitazawa, H. Yotsuyanagi, K. Koike); Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo (R. Ikeda, T. Sugita)

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Multilocus sequence typing profiles of 2 Cryptococcus gattii strains, Japan, 2007*

Strain Multilocus sequence typing profile†
SXI1α IGS TEF1 GPD1 LAC1 CAP10 PLB1 MPD1 HOG1 BWC1 TOR1
JP01 18 4 7 1 4 1 1 5 1 1 1
R265 18 4 7 1 4 1 1 5 1 1 1

*JP01, strain from Japan (patient in this study); R265, Vancouver Island genotype VGIIa strain.
†GenBank accession nos. for multilocus sequencing typing alleles: SXI1α_18, DQ096308; IGS_4, DQ096314; TEF1_7, DQ096364; GPD1_1, DQ096377; LAC1_4, DQ096400; CAP10_1, DQ096416; PLB1_1, DQ096343; MPD1_5, DQ096334; HOG1_1, DQ096456; BWC1_1, DQ096428; TOR1_1, DQ096470.

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