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Volume 18, Number 8—August 2012

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Klebsiella pneumoniae in Gastrointestinal Tract and Pyogenic Liver Abscess

Chang-Phone FungComments to Author , Yi-Tsung Lin, Jung-Chung Lin, Te-Li Chen, Kuo-Ming Yeh, Feng-Yee Chang, Han-Chuan Chuang, Hau-Shin Wu, Chih-Peng Tseng, and L. Kristopher Siu
Author affiliations: Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (C.P. Fung, Y.T. Lin, T.L. Chen, H.C. Chuang, H.S. Wu, C.P. Tseng); National Yang-Ming University, Taipei (C.P. Fung, Y.T. Lin, T.L. Chen, H.C. Chuang, H.S. Wu, C.P. Tseng); National Defense Medical Center, Taipei (J.C. Lin, K.M. Yeh, F. Y. Chang); National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan (L.K. Siu); and China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan (L.K. Siu)

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Figure 1

Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of randomly selected isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae from 17 patients with liver abscess, Taiwan, January 2009–December 2010. DNA fragments were subjected to electrophoresis after digestion with XbaI. Lanes 1–13, serotype K1 isolates; lanes 14–16, serotype K2 isolates; lane 17, serotype non-K1/K2 isolates. M, molecular mass marker; P, liver aspirate; ST, stool; SA, saliva.

Figure 1. . Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of randomly selected isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae from 17 patients with liver abscess, Taiwan, January 2009–December 2010. DNA fragments were subjected to electrophoresis after digestion with XbaI. Lanes 1–13, serotype K1 isolates; lanes 14–16, serotype K2 isolates; lane 17, serotype non-K1/K2 isolates. M, molecular mass marker; P, liver aspirate; ST, stool; SA, saliva.

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