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Volume 18, Number 3—March 2012


Lineage-specific Virulence Determinants of Haemophilus influenzae Biogroup aegyptius

Fiona R. Strouts1, Peter Power, Nicholas J. Croucher, Nicola Corton, Andries van Tonder, Michael A. Quail, Paul R. Langford, Michael J. Hudson, Julian Parkhill, J. Simon KrollComments to Author , and Stephen D. Bentley
Author affiliations: Imperial College London, London, UK (F.R. Strouts, P.R. Langford, J.S. Kroll); University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (P. Power); Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK (N.J. Croucher, N. Corton, A. van Tonder, M.A. Quail, J. Parkhill, S.D. Bentley); The Health Protection Agency, Salisbury, UK (M.J. Hudson)

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Table 1

Haemophilus influenzae strains included in pan-genome comparison*

Strain Disease Serotype Genome size, Mb G+C content, % Identified CDSs Sequencing location
F3031 Brazilian purpuric fever Nontypeable 1.99 38.2 1,892 WTSI, Imperial College
F3047 Conjunctivitis Nontypeable 2.0 38.2 1,896 WTSI, Imperial College
Rd KW20 Laboratory strain d, capsule-deficient 1.83 38.1 1,743 JCVI
86–028NP Otitis media Nontypeable 1.91 38.2 1,821 Ohio State University
10810 Meningitis b 1.98 38.0 1,896 WTSI, Oxford University
R2846 Otitis media Nontypeable 1.98 37.0 1,691 University of Washington, SBRI
R2866 Meningitis Nontypeable 1.89 38.0 1,817 University of Washington, SBRI

*CDSs, coding sequences; WTSI, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute; JCVI, J. Craig Venter Institute; SBRI, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute.

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1Current affiliation: Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA.