Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 3rd, 2003
In a recent study from Norway, "seventy-eight human and environmental strains of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhimurium, as well as 18 isolates of other Salmonella serovars and 6 isolates of Escherichia coli, were subjected to a novel variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR)-based fingerprinting method".
"The method is based on capillary separation of PCR products from fluorescence-labeled VNTR in the serovar Typhimurium genome," and "showed high discrimination and reproducibility for typing serovar...
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