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Volume 20, Number 11—November 2014
Research

Genomic Definition of Hypervirulent and Multidrug-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Clonal Groups

Suzanne Bialek-Davenet1, Alexis Criscuolo1, Florent Ailloud, Virginie Passet, Louis Jones, Anne-Sophie Delannoy-Vieillard, Benoit Garin, Simon Le Hello, Guillaume Arlet, Marie-Hélène Nicolas-Chanoine, Dominique Decré, and Sylvain BrisseComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (S. Bialek-Davenet, A. Criscuolo, F. Ailloud, V. Passet, L. Jones, A.-S. Delannoy-Vieillard, S. Le Hello, S. Brisse); Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris (S. Bialek-Davenet, A. Criscuolo, V. Passet, S. Brisse); Hôpital Beaujon, Clichy, France (S. Bialek-Davenet, M.-H. Nicolas-Chanoine); Institut Pasteur, Antananarivo, Madagascar (B. Garin); Sorbonne Université, Paris (G. Arlet, D. Decré); Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Paris (G. Arlet, M.-H. Nicolas-Chanoine, D. Decré); Hôpitaux de l’Est Parisien, Paris (G. Arlet, D. Decré); Faculté de Médecine, Université Paris Diderot, Paris (M.-H. Nicolas-Chanoine)

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Figure 3

Phylogenetic network of the 82 Klebsiella pneumoniae strains belonging to clonal group (CG) 258 as determined on the basis of the allelic profiles of the 694 core genome multilocus sequence typing (cgMLST) genes. The 20 genomes corresponding to isolates from the 2011 K. pneumoniae outbreak at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (Bethesda, Maryland, USA) (24) are highlighted by gray shading. Scale bar represents 10 allelic mismatches. ST, sequence type.

Figure 3. Phylogenetic network of the 82 Klebsiella pneumoniae strains belonging to clonal group (CG) 258 as determined on the basis of the allelic profiles of the 694 core genome multilocus sequence typing (cgMLST) genes. The 20 genomes corresponding to isolates from the 2011 K. pneumoniae outbreak at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (Bethesda, Maryland, USA) (24) are highlighted by gray shading. Scale bar represents 10 allelic mismatches. ST, sequence type.

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1These first authors contributed equally to this article.

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