8. The Use of MLVA and SNP Analysis to Study the Population Genetics of Pathogenic Bacteria

  1. D. Ashley Robinson2,
  2. Daniel Falush3 and
  3. Edward J. Feil4
  1. Paul J. Jackson

Published Online: 9 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470600122.ch8

Bacterial Population Genetics in Infectious Disease

Bacterial Population Genetics in Infectious Disease

How to Cite

Jackson, P. J. (2010) The Use of MLVA and SNP Analysis to Study the Population Genetics of Pathogenic Bacteria, in Bacterial Population Genetics in Infectious Disease (eds D. A. Robinson, D. Falush and E. J. Feil), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470600122.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork Ireland

  3. 4

    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, UK

Author Information

  1. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470424742

Online ISBN: 9780470600122

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Keywords:

  • pathogenic bacteria population genetics;
  • SNP and DNA sequence-based methods - bacterial characterization;
  • MLVA - multiple locus variable number tandem repeat analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • MLVA and Other DNA Fragment-Based Methods

  • SNP and DNA Sequence-Based Methods

  • Conclusion

  • References