Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 27th, 2003
The scientists compared the results they got using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) with enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus sequence polymerase chain reaction (ERIC-PCR) analysis and reported that the former was better able to discriminate among pathogen strains.
T.M. Lee and colleagues used the two techniques to type 76 S. sonnei isolates from the four outbreaks to determine...
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