Streptococcus suis Sequence Type 7 Outbreak, Sichuan, China

  title={Streptococcus suis Sequence Type 7 Outbreak, Sichuan, China},
  author={C. F. Ye and Xiaoping Zhu and Huaiqi Jing and Huamao Du and M. Garcia Segura and Han Zheng and Biao Kan and Lili Wang and Xuemei Bai and Yongyun Zhou and Zhigang Cui and Shouying Zhang and Dong Jin and Nan Sun and Xia Luo and Ji Yu Zhang and Zhaolong Gong and Xin Wang and Lei Wang and Hui Sun and Zhenjun Li and Qiangzheng Sun and Honglu Liu and Boqing Dong and Changwen Ke and Hui Yuan and Hua Wang and Kecheng Tian and Yu Wang and Marcelo Gottschalk and Jian-guo Xu},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
An outbreak of Streptococcus suis serotype 2 emerged in the summer of 2005 in Sichuan Province, and sporadic infections occurred in 4 additional provinces of China. In total, 99 S. suis strains were isolated and analyzed in this study: 88 isolates from human patients and 11 from diseased pigs. We defined 98 of 99 isolates as pulse type I by using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis analysis of SmaI-digested chromosomal DNA. Furthermore, multilocus sequence typing classified 97 of 98 members of the… CONTINUE READING


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