Assessing genetic heterogeneity within bacterial species isolated from gastrointestinal and environmental samples: How many isolates does it take?

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Dopfer, D.; Buist, W.; Soyer, Y.; Munoz, M.A.; Zadoks, R.N.; Geue, L.; Engel, B.;
(2008)
  • Publisher: American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1128/AEM.02789-07, pmc: PMC2423023
  • Subject: molecular epidemiology | listeria-monocytogenes | dairy-cows | clinical mastitis | size | Environmental Microbiology | escherichia-coli stec | patterns | cattle | fluid milk-products | klebsiella

<p>Strain typing of bacterial isolates is increasingly used to identify sources of infection or product contamination and to elucidate routes of transmission of pathogens or spoilage organisms. Usually, the number of bacterial isolates belonging to the same species that... View more
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