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Volume 22, Number 3—March 2016
Dispatch

Far East Scarlet-Like Fever Caused by a Few Related Genotypes of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis, Russia

Nelly F. Timchenko1, Ruslan R. Adgamov, Alexander F. Popov, Ekaterina K. Psareva, Konstantin A. Sobyanin, Alexander L. Gintsburg, and Svetlana A. Ermolaeva1Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology named after G.P. Somov, Vladivostok, Russia (N.F. Timchenko, E.K. Psareva); Gamaleya Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Moscow, Russia (R.R. Adgamov, K.A. Sobyanin, A.L. Gintsburg, S.A. Ermolaeva); Paсific State Medical University, Vladivostok (A.F. Popov); Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow (S.A. Ermolaeva)

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Table 1

Combined genotypes of the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis strains in study of Far East scarlet-like fever caused by a clonal group of Y. pseudotuberculosis, Russia*

MVLST Source of isolated strains, no.
MLST† VST‡ Plasmid profiles
FESLF Rodents Vegetables pYV§ pYpsIP31758.1¶ pVM4.4#
1**
A 29 9 10 2 1 + +
B
4
0
0
2
1
+

+
2
5
0
0
26
1
+


3
3
1
0
32
2
+


4
0
0
1
14
3
+


5
0
3
0
42
4
+


6 0 2 0 64 2 +

*Multivirulence locus sequence typing (MVLST) types found in Far East scarlet–like fever (FESLF) isolates are in bold. MLST, multilocus sequence typing; VST, virulence sequence types; +, positive; –, negative.
†MLST types are provided in the Y. pseudotuberculosis MLST database (http://mlst.ucc.ie/mlst/dbs/Ypseudotuberculosis).
‡VSTs are determined on the basis of alleles of the virulence genes inv, cnf, yadA, and yopE.
§Plasmid designated pYV was evidenced by PCR with primers specific to yadA and yopE (Technical Appendix Table 2, http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/EID/article/22/3/15-0552-Techapp1.pdf) and confirmed by agarose gel electrophoresis.
¶Plasmid designated pYpsIP31758.1, which is also called pVM82 (3), was confirmed by PCR with primers specific to dotA (Technical Appendix Table 2) and was confirmed by agarose gel electrophoresis.
#Plasmid designated pVM4.4 was confirmed with agarose gel electrophoresis.
**The subtypes had different plasmid profiles.

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1These authors were co–principal investigators.

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