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International typing study of Clostridium difficile

Manzo, C.E., Merrigan, M.M., Johnson, S., Gerding, D.N., Riley, T.V., Silva, J. and Brazier, J.S. (2014) International typing study of Clostridium difficile. Anaerobe, 28 . pp. 4-7.

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We report the results of an international Clostridium difficile typing study to cross reference strain designations for seven typing methodologies and facilitate inter-laboratory communication. Four genotypic and three phenotypic methods were used to type 100 isolates and compare the results to 39 PCR ribotypes identified among the collection.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Academic Press
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