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Detection and molecular characterization of Clostridium difficile ST 1 in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Author:
Cejas, Daniela, Ríos Osorio, Néstor Raúl, Quirós, Rodolfo, Sadorin, Roxana, Berger, María Alejandra, Gutkind, Gabriel, Fernández Canigia, Liliana, Radice, Marcela
Source:
Anaerobe 2018 v.49 pp. 14-17
ISSN:
1075-9964
Subject:
Clostridium difficile, genes, Argentina
Abstract:
Thirty one C. difficile isolates recovered in 2015 were characterized. Nineteen/31 were positive for tcdA/B, among them, 4 isolates were also positive for CDT coding genes. Two/4 cdtA/B positives isolates corresponded to ST 1 resembling BI/NAP1/027/ST 1 strain, while the others corresponded to ST 226 and ST 377.
Agid:
5848855