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Volume 25, Number 7—July 2019

Bacillus cereus–Attributable Primary Cutaneous Anthrax-Like Infection in Newborn Infants, India

Lahari Saikia1Comments to Author , Navonil Gogoi, Partha Pratim Das, Arunjyoti Sarmah, Kumari Punam, Bipanchi Mahanta, Simi Bora, and Reeta Bora
Author affiliations: Assam Medical College & Hospital, Dibrugarh, India

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Table 2

Interclade variability of Bacillus cereus toxin–encoding genes and gene complexes, Assam Medical College & Hospital, Dibrugarh, Assam, India, 2018

PCR characterization Phylogenetic group, %*
Clade I Clade II
pi-plc 9 (64.3) 5 (100)
sph 9 (64.3) 5 (100)
cytK 9 (64.3) 5 (100)
entFM 8 (57.1) 0
nheABC 8 (57.1) 0
hblCDA 0 1 (20)
Total. 14 5

*The percentage of each cell corresponds to the number of strains within a given clade positive for the encoding gene. Strains were classified as positive for a gene complex if all the genes in a given complex were detected by PCR.

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1Current affiliation: Gauhati Medical College & Hospital, Guwahati, India.

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