Genome sequences of nine Bordetella holmesii strains isolated in the United States

Eric T. Harvill, Laura L. Goodfield, Yury Ivanov, William E. Smallridge, Jessica A. Meyer, Pamela K. Cassiday, Maria L. Tondella, Lauren Brinkac, Ravi Sanka, Maria Kim, Liliana Losada

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Abstract

An increasing number of pertussis-like cases are attributed to the emergent pathogen Bordetella holmesii. The genomes of 9 clinical isolates show that they are clonal, lack the virulence factors encoded by B. pertussis, and are more similar to nonpertussis bordetellae. New markers for B. holmesii can be developed using these sequences.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere00438-14
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume2
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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