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Volume 17, Number 2—February 2011

Letter

Surface Layer Protein A Variant of Clostridium difficile PCR-Ribotype 027

Patrizia Spigaglia, Fabrizio Barbanti, and Paola MastrantonioComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy

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Phylogenetic tree based on the alignment of the surface layer protein A amino acid sequence of Clostridium difficile 027 (GenBank accession no. CBE06198) with those of PCR-ribotypes 001, 002, 005, 010, 012, 014, 017, 031, 046, 054, 066, 078, 092, and 094 (GenBank accession nos. AAZ05957, AAZ05964, AAZ05968, AAZ05974, AAZ05975, AAZ05984, AAZ05988, AAZ05989, AAZ05980, AAZ05972, AAZ05986, AAZ05994, AAZ05982, and AAZ05991, respectively). The phylogram was generated by using TreeView version 1.6.6 (h

Figure. Phylogenetic tree based on the alignment of the surface layer protein A amino acid sequence of Clostridium difficile 027 (GenBank accession no. CBE06198) with those of PCR-ribotypes 001, 002, 005, 010, 012, 014, 017, 031, 046, 054, 066, 078, 092, and 094 (GenBank accession nos. AAZ05957, AAZ05964, AAZ05968, AAZ05974, AAZ05975, AAZ05984, AAZ05988, AAZ05989, AAZ05980, AAZ05972, AAZ05986, AAZ05994, AAZ05982, and AAZ05991, respectively). The phylogram was generated by using TreeView version 1.6.6 (http://en.bio-soft.net/tree/TreeView.html). The branch lengths are scaled in proportion to the extent of the change per position, as indicated by the scale bar.

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