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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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IS100 and IS1541 restriction fragment length polymorphism patterns of 70 Yersinia pestis isolates of worldwide origin. A) Medievalis branch. B), ancient strain from Algeria (IP1867); C) other strains from Algeria and various isolates from Africa. The dendrogram was constructed by using the unweighted pair group method with arithmetic mean clustering analysis and a position tolerance of 1.8%. Biovar is shown on the right. UN, unknown; ND, not determined.

Figure 4. . IS100 and IS1541 restriction fragment length polymorphism patterns of 70 Yersinia pestis isolates of worldwide origin. A) Medievalis branch. B), ancient strain from Algeria (IP1867); C) other strains from Algeria and various isolates from Africa. The dendrogram was constructed by using the unweighted pair group method with arithmetic mean clustering analysis and a position tolerance of 1.8%. Biovar is shown on the right. UN, unknown; ND, not determined.

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