Agricultural Use of Burkholderia (Pseudomonas) cepacia: A Threat to Human Health?
Alison Holmes* , John Govan†, and Richard Goldstein‡
Author affiliations: *Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kingdom; †University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; ‡Maxwell Finland Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, BostonUniversity School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Figure 2. Transmission electron micrograph of Toronto/Edinburgh epidemic clone of B. cepacia expressing CF mucous-binding Cbi adhesin pili. High resolution was achieved by using a JEOL 100CX electron microscope and negative staining. Reprinted with permission from Richard Goldstein and Journal of Bacteriology (J Bacteriol 1995;177:1039-52).
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