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Volume 2, Number 1—January 1996

Molecular Population Genetic Analysis of Emerged Bacterial Pathogens: Selected Insights

James M. MusserComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA

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Representative Emerged Bacterial Pathogens Investigated with Molecular Population Genetic Strategies

Organism Disease Reference
Borrelia species Lyme disease 146-149, 150,151
Escherichia coli O157:H7 hemorrhagic colitis; hemolytic uremic syndrome 33-35
Haemophilus influenzae Invasive disease 156
H. influenzae biogroup aegyptius Brazilian purpuric fever 25,26
Listeria monocytogenes Food-borne invasive disease 157, 158
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Tuberculosis 91,105
Neisseria meningitidis Sepsis, meningitis 52-63,66,69-73
Salmonella species Food-borne illness 159-161
Staphylococcus aureus Toxic shock syndrome; methicillin resistant strains 47,143,144
Streptococcus pyogenes Invasive disease, toxic-shock-like syndrome 82,83,85
S. pneumoniae Otitis, pneumonia, sepsis, meningitis 125-131,136
Vibrio cholerae Cholera 153-155

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