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Volume 20, Number 4—April 2014

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Burkholderia pseudomallei Type G in Western Hemisphere

Jay E. GeeComments to Author , Christopher J. Allender, Apichai Tuanyok, Mindy G. Elrod, and Alex R. Hoffmaster
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J.E. Gee, M.G. Elrod, A.R. Hoffmaster); Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA (C.J. Allender, A. Tuanyok)

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Analysis results for Burkholderia pseudomallei isolates from Western Hemisphere*

Identification no. ITS type YLF gene MLST Source
Swiss2010 G + 92 Switzerland ex Martinique 2010
PR1998 G† +† 92 Puerto Rico 1998 (GenBank accession no. pending)
4900CF G† +† 92 Brazil: cystic fibrosis patient 2007 (GenBank accession no. ARZE00000000)
CA2009 G + 95 USA (California) ex Mexico 2009
FL2009 G + 297 USA (Florida) ex Puerto Rico 2009
FL2012 G + 297 USA (Florida) ex Trinidad 2012
PR2012 G + 297 Puerto Rico 2012
MX2013 G ND 297 Mexico 2013
PB08298010 G† + 426 USA (Arizona) locally acquired 2008 (GenBank accession no. ARZO00000000)
CA2012d G + 436 USA (California) ex Guatemala 2012
2002734728 G + 518 USA (California) Iguana 2007
PB 1007001 G + 518 USA (Arizona) ex Costa Rica 2010
CA2013a G ND 518 USA (California) Iguana 2013
NY2010 G + 698 USA (New York) ex Aruba 2010
724644 G + 698 USA (Massachusetts) ex Aruba 2010
BCC215 G† +† ND‡ Brazil (Ceara) 2003 (GenBank accession no. ABBR00000000)

*ITS, internal transcribed spacer; YLF, Yersinia-like fimbrial; MLST, multilocus sequence type; ex, diagnosis made in first location but infection acquired in second location; ND, not determined.
†Determined by analysis of whole-genome sequence.
‡Allele for gltB not available.

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