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Volume 7, Number 3—June 2001


Melioidosis: An Emerging Infection in Taiwan?

Po-Ren Hsueh*, Lee-Jene Teng*, Li-Na Lee*†, Cheong-Ren Yu*, Pan-Chyr Yang*, Shen-Wu Ho*†, and Kwen-Tay Luh*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; †National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

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Table 3

Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of 17 isolates of Burkholderia pseudomallei

RAPDa patterns
Isolate(s)/patient no. Antibiotype Biotype M13/ERIC1/OPH-3 Strain
A/8 I A a 1
B/9 I A b 2
C1, C2/10 II A c 3
D1, D2, D3, D4, D5/11 III A d 4
E1, E2/12 III A e 5
F1, F2, F3/13 III A f 6
G/14 IV B g 7
H1, H2/15 V A h 8

aRAPD = Random amplified polymorphic DNA.

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