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Survey of emm-like gene sequences from pharyngeal isolates of group C and group G streptococci collected in Spain.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15750125     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We conducted a nationwide surveillance of the variable 5' emm-like (M-like protein gene) sequences from 214 pharyngeal group C and group G streptococci. Almost 75% of the isolates exhibited emm or emm-like sequences previously described. We identified six new 5' emm-like regions, and almost 23% of the isolates were nontypeable. Five emm-like sequences accounted for more than 50% of the isolates in group C and group G, suggesting horizontal gene transfer between strains of different species.
Authors:
Sebastián Albertí; Cesar García-Rey; María Isabel García-Laorden; Rafael Dal-Ré; Juan García-de-Lomas;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2005 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-07     Completed Date:  2005-04-14     Revised Date:  2013-06-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1433-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Unidad de Investigación, Edificio D, 1a planta, Hospital Universitario Son Dureta, Andrea Doria 55, Palma de Mallorca 07014, Spain. salberti@hsd.es
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GENBANK/AY686726;  AY686727;  AY686728;  AY686729;  AY686730;  AY686731
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antigens, Bacterial / genetics*
Bacterial Outer Membrane Proteins / genetics*
Base Sequence
Carrier Proteins / genetics*
Gene Transfer, Horizontal
Genes, Bacterial*
Genotype
Humans
Molecular Sequence Data
Pharynx / microbiology*
Streptococcus / classification,  genetics*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antigens, Bacterial; 0/Bacterial Outer Membrane Proteins; 0/Carrier Proteins; 0/streptococcal M protein
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