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The multifarious, multireplicon Burkholderia cepacia complex
The Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) is a collection of genetically distinct but phenotypically similar bacteria that are divided into at least nine species. Bcc bacteria are found throughout theExpand
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The genome of Burkholderia cenocepacia J2315, an epidemic pathogen of cystic fibrosis patients.
Bacterial infections of the lungs of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients cause major complications in the treatment of this common genetic disease. Burkholderia cenocepacia infection is particularlyExpand
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DNA-Based Diagnostic Approaches for Identification of Burkholderia cepacia Complex, Burkholderia vietnamiensis, Burkholderia multivorans,Burkholderia stabilis, and Burkholderia cepacia Genomovars I
ABSTRACT Bacteria of the Burkholderia cepacia complex consist of five discrete genomic species, including genomovars I and III and three new species: Burkholderia multivorans (formerly genomovar II),Expand
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Diagnostically and Experimentally Useful Panel of Strains from the Burkholderia cepacia Complex
ABSTRACT Two new species, Burkholderia multivorans andBurkholderia vietnamiensis, and three genomovars (genomovars I, III, and IV) currently constitute the Burkholderia cepacia complex. A panel of 30Expand
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Burkholderia cenocepacia in cystic fibrosis: epidemiology and molecular mechanisms of virulence.
Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) bacteria have gained notoriety as pathogens in cystic fibrosis (CF) because they are difficult to identify and treat, and also have the ability to spread between CFExpand
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Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteria: opportunistic pathogens with important natural biology
Interaction with plants around their roots and foliage forms the natural habitat for a wide range of gram‐negative bacteria such as Burkholderia, Pseudomonas and Ralstonia. During these interactionsExpand
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Burkholderia xenovorans LB400 harbors a multi-replicon, 9.73-Mbp genome shaped for versatility
Burkholderia xenovorans LB400 (LB400), a well studied, effective polychlorinated biphenyl-degrader, has one of the two largest known bacterial genomes and is the first nonpathogenic BurkholderiaExpand
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Random amplified polymorphic DNA typing of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates recovered from patients with cystic fibrosis.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates recovered from chronically colonized patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) are phenotypically different from those collected from other patients or from the environment.Expand
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Burkholderia cepacia complex infection in patients with cystic fibrosis.
The word 'complex' has several meanings and synonyms such as composite, obsession, heterogeneous, mixed and network, can all be used in its place. Our obsession with bacteria from the BurkholderiaExpand
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Burkholderia ambifaria sp. nov., a novel member of the Burkholderia cepacia complex including biocontrol and cystic fibrosis-related isolates.
A polyphasic taxonomic study, including amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) fingerprinting, DNA-DNA hybridizations, DNA base-ratio determinations, phylogenetic analysis, whole-cell fattyExpand
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