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Res Microbiol. 2004 Apr;155(3):162-6.

International nomenclature for Corynebacterium diphtheriae ribotypes.

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Centre National de Référence pour Corynebacterium diphtheriae, INSERM U389, Unité Biodiversité des Bactéries Pathogènes Emergentes, Institut Pasteur, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France. pgrimont@pasteur.fr

Abstract

The nomenclature of Corynebacterium diphtheriae ribotypes is presented. A total of 86 ribotypes obtained after BstEII digestion were given a geographic name chosen to reflect the place where one of the strains was isolated or studied.

PMID:
15059628
DOI:
10.1016/j.resmic.2003.12.005
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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