Subtyping of Streptococcus uberis by DNA amplification fingerprinting

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Abstract

Total DNA of Streptococcus uberis from cows with mastitis was analyzed by DNA amplification fingerprinting (DAF) and compared with restriction endonuclease fingerprinting (REF). DAF grouped 22 strains into 15 distinct patterns, while REF grouped them into 12 patterns. These results suggest that DAF is a useful technique for subtyping strains of S. uberis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1347-1350
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume30
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1992

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)

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Jayarao, B. M., Bassam, B. J., Caetano-Anolles, G., Gresshoff, P. M., & Oliver, S. P. (1992). Subtyping of Streptococcus uberis by DNA amplification fingerprinting. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 30(5), 1347-1350.