Outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Sequence Type 120, Peru, 2009
Narjol Gonzalez-Escalona, Ronnie G. Gavilan, Magaly Toro, Maria L. Zamudio, and Jaime Martinez-Urtaza
Author affiliations: US Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, College Park, Maryland, USA (N. Gonzalez-Escalona); Instituto Nacional de Salud, Lima, Peru (R.G. Gavilan, M.L. Zamudio); Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile (M. Toro); University of Bath Milner Centre for Evolution, Bath, UK (J. Martinez-Urtaza)
Figure. V. parahaemolyticus outbreaks in Peru, 2009. A) Minimum spanning tree showing the loci differences among Peruvian sequence type (ST) 120 strains. Ridom SeqSphere+ version 3.0.0 (http://www.ridom.de/seqsphere) identified 4,265 loci shared among all ST-120 V. parahaemolyticus strains. The numbers above the connected lines are loci differences. The lines are not to scale. B) Geographic locations of these ST-120 strains in Peru.
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