Atypical Chryseobacterium meningosepticum and Meningitis and Sepsis in Newborns and the Immunocompromised, Taiwan
Cheng-Hsun Chiu* , Michael Waddingdon†, Wu-Shiun Hsieh*, David Greenberg‡, Paul C. Schreckenberger§, and Amy M. Carnahan¶
Author affiliations: *Chang Gung Children's Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan; †Accugenix, Inc., Newark, Delaware; ‡British Columbia's Children's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; §University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA; ¶University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Figure 1. Dendogram derived from the 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis, showing the phylogenetic relationships among the four atypical strains of Chryseobacterium meningosepticum (96, 97-1, 97-2, 97-3), C. meningosepticum strain ATCC 13253T, and several closely related bacteria.
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