Genotyping of enterococcus faecalis and enterococcus faecium isolates using a set of eight single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs)
Rathnayake, Irani, Hargreaves, Megan, & Huygens, Flavia (2010) Genotyping of enterococcus faecalis and enterococcus faecium isolates using a set of eight single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Journal of Clinical Microbiology.
A SNP genotyping method was developed for E. faecalis and E. faecium using the 'Minimum SNPs' program. SNP sets were interrogated using allele-specific real-time PCR. SNP-typing sub-divided clonal complexes 2 and 9 of E. faecalis and 17 of E. faecium, members of which cause the majority of nosocomial infections globally.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||published online ahead of print on 27 October 2010|
|Keywords:||Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecium, genotyping, SNPs|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (060000) > MICROBIOLOGY (060500) > Infectious Agents (060502)|
|Divisions:||Past > Schools > Cell & Molecular Biosciences|
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Past > Institutes > Institute for Sustainable Resources
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright (c) 2010, American Society for Microbiology and/or the Listed Authors/Institutions. All Rights Reserved.|
|Deposited On:||09 Dec 2010 10:47|
|Last Modified:||02 Jun 2011 00:59|
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