Discovery of novel Vibrio cholerae VSP-II genomic islands using comparative genomic analysis.


This report describes Vibrio seventh pandemic island II (VSP-II) and three novel variants revealed by comparative genomics of 23 Vibrio cholerae strains and their presence among a large and diverse collection of V. cholerae isolates. Three VSP-II variants were reported previously and our results demonstrate the presence of three novel VSP-II in clinical and… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2010.02008.x