Shiga Toxin–producing Escherichia coli Serotype O78:H– in Family, Finland, 2009
Taru Lienemann, Eeva Salo, Ruska Rimhanen-Finne, Kai Rönnholm, Mari Taimisto, Jari J. Hirvonen, Eveliina Tarkka, Markku Kuusi, and Anja Siitonen
Author affiliations: National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland (T. Lienemann, R. Rimhanen-Finne, M. Kuusi, A. Siitonen); University of Helsinki, Helsinki (E. Salo, K. Rönnholm, E. Tarkka); Vaasa Central Hospital, Vaasa, Finland (M. Taimisto, J.J. Hirvonen)
Figure. Cluster analysis of XbaI pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) patterns of Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli O78:H– strains isolated from blood and feces of a neonate and from feces of his asymptomatic family members, Finland, 2009. Scale bar indicates genotypic similarity of the 6 strains.
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