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Volume 19, Number 2—February 2013

Research

Plague Outbreak in Libya, 2009, Unrelated to Plague in Algeria

Nicolas Cabanel, Alexandre Leclercq, Viviane Chenal-Francisque, Badereddin Annajar, Minoarisoa Rajerison, Souad Bekkhoucha, Eric Bertherat, and Elisabeth CarnielComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (N. Cabanel, A. Leclercq, V. Chenal-Francisque, E. Carniel); National Center for Disease Control, Tripoli, Libya (B. Annajar); Institut Pasteur, Antananarivo, Madagascar (M. Rajerison); University Hospital, Oran, Algeria (S. Bekkhoucha); World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (E. Bertherat)

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NotI pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns of Yersinia pestis strains of biovar Medievalis obtained during plague outbreak in Libya, 2009. A) Pattern of three 2009 isolates from Libya. Lane M, low-range DNA marker (New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA, USA); lane 1, IP1973; lane 2, IP1974; lane 3, IP1975. B) Comparison of the pattern of 1 isolate from Libya with those of other biovar Medievalis strains. Lane M, low-range DNA marker (New England Biolabs); lane 1, IP516 (Kurdistan); lane 2, IP519

Figure 2. . NotI pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns of Yersinia pestis strains of biovar Medievalis obtained during plague outbreak in Libya, 2009. A) Pattern of three 2009 isolates from Libya. Lane M, low-range DNA marker (New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA, USA); lane 1, IP1973; lane 2, IP1974; lane 3, IP1975. B) Comparison of the pattern of 1 isolate from Libya with those of other biovar Medievalis strains. Lane M, low-range DNA marker (New England Biolabs); lane 1, IP516 (Kurdistan); lane 2, IP519 (Kurdistan); lane 3, IP565 (Turkey); lane 4, IP1975 (Libya); lane 5, IP562 (Kurdistan); lane 6, IP564 (Kurdistan). Values on the left are in kilobases.

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