Genotyping Rickettsia prowazekii isolates

Yong Zhu, Aaron Medina-Sanchez, Donald Bouyer, David Walker, Xue Jie Yu

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Abstract

We developed a typing method that can differentiate 8 strains of Rickettsia prowazekii into 7 genotypes. This method can be used to type and trace the origin of R. prowazekii isolated from samples collected during epidemics after a bioterrorism attack.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1300-1302
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume14
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2008

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Genotyping Rickettsia prowazekii isolates. / Zhu, Yong; Medina-Sanchez, Aaron; Bouyer, Donald; Walker, David; Yu, Xue Jie.

In: Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol. 14, No. 8, 08.2008, p. 1300-1302.

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Zhu, Yong ; Medina-Sanchez, Aaron ; Bouyer, Donald ; Walker, David ; Yu, Xue Jie. / Genotyping Rickettsia prowazekii isolates. In: Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2008 ; Vol. 14, No. 8. pp. 1300-1302.
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