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J Bacteriol. 2011 May;193(9):2365-6. doi: 10.1128/JB.00226-11. Epub 2011 Mar 11.

Genome sequence of Acinetobacter baumannii MDR-TJ.

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Department of Physics, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China.

Abstract

Acinetobacter baumannii is a pathogenic species of bacteria, identified as an aerobic gram-negative bacterium, that is resistant to most antibiotics. In this study, the MDR-TJ strain was isolated at the Second Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, China, and was found to be resistant to penicillin, cephalosporins, aminoglycosides, quinolones, and also imipenem. The genome sequence of Acinetobacter baumannii strain MDR-TJ was determined by using a combination of 454 pyrosequencing and paired-end sequencing performed with the Roche Genome Sequencer FLX system to generate a scaffolded assembly.

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21398552
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PMC3133082
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10.1128/JB.00226-11
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