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Comparative DNA analysis of two vanA plasmids from Enterococcus faecium strains isolated from poultry and a poultry farmer in Norway.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17116680     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The DNA sequences of two plasmids carrying vanA, pVEF1 (39,626 bp) and pVEF2 (39,714 bp), were determined. Forty-three shared coding sequences were identified, and the only nucleotide difference was an 88-bp indel. A postsegregational killing system was identified. This system possibly explains the persistence of the vanA gene cluster in Norwegian poultry farms.
H Sletvold; P J Johnsen; G S Simonsen; B Aasnaes; A Sundsfjord; K M Nielsen
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article     Date:  2006-11-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0066-4804     ISO Abbreviation:  Antimicrob. Agents Chemother.     Publication Date:  2007 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-22     Completed Date:  2007-06-04     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0315061     Medline TA:  Antimicrob Agents Chemother     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  736-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, and Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway.
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GENBANK/AM296544;  AM410096
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MeSH Terms
Bacterial Proteins / genetics*
Carbon-Oxygen Ligases / genetics*
DNA, Bacterial / genetics
Enterococcus faecium / genetics*,  isolation & purification
Molecular Sequence Data
Poultry / microbiology*
Species Specificity
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bacterial Proteins; 0/DNA, Bacterial; EC 6.1.-/Carbon-Oxygen Ligases; EC 6.1.-/VanA ligase, Bacteria

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