Nancy Claudia Castañeda

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We have developed a novel typing method based on Vibrio cholerae repeat sequences (VCR) using primers directed out of the VCR sequences. To evaluate the VCR-polymerase chain reaction (PCR) as a typing system, 2 categories, efficacy and efficiency, were analyzed in 69 strains of human and environmental V. cholerae O1 toxigenic and nontoxigenic, and non-O1(More)
The Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC) represents a group of gram-negative bacilli usually found ubiquitously in the environment whose members are of significant pathogenic potential, particularly for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) (3). In recent years, taxonomic advances have demonstrated that this group of bacteria consists of at least nine related(More)
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