Lineage-specific Virulence Determinants of Haemophilus influenzae Biogroup aegyptius
Fiona R. Strouts1, Peter Power, Nicholas J. Croucher, Nicola Corton, Andries van Tonder, Michael A. Quail, Paul R. Langford, Michael J. Hudson, Julian Parkhill, J. Simon Kroll , and Stephen D. Bentley
Author affiliations: Imperial College London, London, UK (F.R. Strouts, P.R. Langford, J.S. Kroll); University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (P. Power); Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK (N.J. Croucher, N. Corton, A. van Tonder, M.A. Quail, J. Parkhill, S.D. Bentley); The Health Protection Agency, Salisbury, UK (M.J. Hudson)
Figure 3. Haemophilus influenzae biogroup aegyptius (Hae)–specific features (163 coding sequences [CDSs]) determined from the pan-genome comparison. Putative virulence factors (red) accounted for ≈22% (13 CDSs) of all features identified.
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