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Volume 17, Number 7—July 2011

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Natural Burkholderia mallei Infection in Dromedary, Bahrain

Ulrich Wernery, Renate Wernery, Marina Joseph, Fajer Al-Salloom, Bobby Johnson, Joerg Kinne, Shanti Jose, Sherry Jose, Britta Tappendorf, Heidie Hornstra, and Holger ScholzComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Central Veterinary Research Laboratory, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U. Wernery, R. Wernery, M. Joseph, B. Johnson, J. Kinne, Shanti Jose, Sherry Jose); Ministry of Municipalities Affairs and Agriculture, Barbar, Bahrain (F. Al-Salloom, B. Tappendorf); Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA (H. Hornstra); Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany (H.C. Scholz)

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Figure 2

Unrooted neighbor-joining tree based on 23 variable number tandem repeat loci demonstrating the genetic relationship of the camel strain (THSK2) to other existing strains of Burkholderia mallei. The most closely related B. mallei strain to THSK2 is Dubai 7, which was isolated from a horse in the United Arab Emirates in 2004. Scale bar represents 0.1 changes.

Figure 2. Unrooted neighbor-joining tree based on 23 variable number tandem repeat loci demonstrating the genetic relationship of the camel strain (THSK2) to other existing strains of Burkholderia mallei. The most closely related B. mallei strain to THSK2 is Dubai 7, which was isolated from a horse in the United Arab Emirates in 2004. Scale bar represents 0.1 changes.

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