Identification of Lonepinella sp. in Koala Bite Wound Infections, Queensland, Australia
Holly Angela Sinclair
, Paul Chapman, Lida Omaleki, Haakon Bergh, Conny Turni, Patrick Blackall, Lindsey Papacostas, Phillip Braslins, David Sowden, and Graeme R. Nimmo
Author affiliations: Pathology Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia (H.A. Sinclair, H. Bergh, G.R. Nimmo); Caboolture Hospital, Caboolture, Queensland, Australia (P. Chapman); Queensland Institute of Medical Research Berghofer, Herston (P. Chapman); The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (L. Omaleki, C. Turni, P. Blackall); Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Birtinya, Queensland, Australia (L. Papacostas, D. Sowden); University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia (P. Braslins); Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia (G.R. Nimmo)
Figure. Neighbor-joining phylogenetic analysis of 16S rRNA gene sequences of 4 clinical isolates obtained from koala bite wound infections in 3 persons (MS14434–7), Queensland, Australia, 3 Lonepinella koalarum ACM isolates, and members of the Pasteurellaceae family. Scale bar represents nucleotide substitutions per site.
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