TITLE

Multi locus sequence type comparison of invasive and commensal Haemophilus influenzae isolates from Delhi

AUTHOR(S)
Saikia, K. K.; Bewal, R.; Bansal, D.; Kapil, A.; Sood, S.; Arora, N. K.; Das, B. K.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Apr2011, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p158
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Haemophilus influenzae is a major public health concern in the developing world. The most virulent strain is H. infl uenzae Type b (Hib). Hib also constitutes a major portion of nasopharyngeal commensal flora in otherwise healthy individuals. Through dendogram based on composite gene sequences of seven multi locus sequence type genes, it was observed that invasive and commensal isolates made two completely separate clusters which are indicative of independent evolution of these two groups of H. influenzae in the Indian subcontinent.
ACCESSION #
61346952

 

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