A study of the value of electrophoretic and other techniques for typing Acinetobacter calcoaceticus.

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Forty-four isolates of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus var anitratus collected during hospital outbreaks were studied using polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE), plasmid analysis, antibiograms and biochemical tests to determine their degree of similarity. Reproducibility tests were also carried out on the PAGE and biochemical techniques to determine their… (More)

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