Molecular typing of Neisseria perflava clinical isolates

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  • Arij Mechergui,

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    1. Unité de recherche UR99/08-14, Faculté de Médecine de Tunis, Tunis, Tunisie
    • Service des Laboratoires, Centre National de Greffe de Moelle Osseuse, Tunis
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  • Wafa Achour,

    1. Service des Laboratoires, Centre National de Greffe de Moelle Osseuse, Tunis
    2. Unité de recherche UR99/08-14, Faculté de Médecine de Tunis, Tunis, Tunisie
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  • Dario Giorgini,

    1. Institut Pasteur, Unité postulante des infections bactériennes invasives, Paris, France
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  • Rekaya Baaboura,

    1. Service des Laboratoires, Centre National de Greffe de Moelle Osseuse, Tunis
    2. Unité de recherche UR99/08-14, Faculté de Médecine de Tunis, Tunis, Tunisie
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  • Muhamed-Kheir Taha,

    1. Institut Pasteur, Unité postulante des infections bactériennes invasives, Paris, France
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  • Assia Ben Hassen

    1. Service des Laboratoires, Centre National de Greffe de Moelle Osseuse, Tunis
    2. Unité de recherche UR99/08-14, Faculté de Médecine de Tunis, Tunis, Tunisie
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Arij Mechergui, Service des Laboratoires, Centre National de Greffe de Moelle Osseuse, Tunis, Rue Djebel-Lakdhar, Bab Saadoun, Tunis 1006, Tunisie. e-mail: arij.mechergui@gmail.com

Abstract

Multilocus sequence typing and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis were used to type 22 commensal isolates of Neisseria perflava collected by swabbing from neutropenic patients. High genetic diversity was found among our N. perflava clinical isolates.

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