Genetic differences between avian and human isolates of Candida dubliniensis.
McManus, Brenda A.; Sullivan, Derek J.; Moran, Gary P.; d'Enfert, Christophe; Bougnoux, Marie-Elisabeth; Nunn, Miles A.; Coleman, David C.. 2009 Genetic differences between avian and human isolates of Candida dubliniensis. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 15. 1467-1470. 10.3201/eid1509.081660Full text not available from this repository.
When Candida dubliniensis isolates obtained from seabird excrement and from humans in Ireland were compared by using multilocus sequence typing, 13 of 14 avian isolates were genetically distinct from human isolates. The remaining avian isolate was indistinguishable from a human isolate, suggesting that transmission may occur between humans and birds.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.3201/eid1509.081660|
|Programmes:||CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biodiversity > BD Topic 1 - Observations, Patterns, and Predictions for Biodiversity|
|Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.:||Full text to this article can be accessed via the OFFICIAL URL|
|Additional Keywords:||Candida dubliniensis, multilocus sequencing typing, MLST, genetics, fungi, epidemiology, seabirds, dispatch|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Biology and Microbiology|
|Date made live:||07 Oct 2010 14:15|
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