multilocus sequence typing


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mul·ti·lo·cus se·quence typ·ing

(MLST) (mŭl'tē-lō'kŭs sē'kwĕns tīp'ing)
A strain typing method that uses polymerase chain reaction to amplify several different genetic loci. The resulting fragments are separated by electrophoresis and analyzed.
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Many of the early, or archaic, MRSA clones were related to the so-called "First MRSA" strain, which was later designated as sequence type (ST) 250 by multilocus sequence typing (MLST).
The multilocus sequence typing pattern of one highly positive sample showed a new allelic combination.
We attempted to develop an HRMA-based procedure to discriminate multilocus sequence typing (MLST) (2) alleles from a divergent lineage of Staphylococcus aureus (3) using a Corbett Rotorgene 6000.
alujai for Wolbachia infection using multilocus sequence typing and through assessment of the DNA sequence alignments, then determined the phylogenetic relationships amongst the bacteria identified.
The strains were divided into weak or strong adherent phenotypes and grouped using three molecular subtyping methods: multilocus sequence typing, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and ribotyping.
Multilocus sequence typing of B burgdorferi in ticks suggested that both the ticks and the bacterium are most likely being introduced from the northeastern United States.
of Oslo, Norway) has gathered these traditional and novel methods from experts in the field that cover such techniques as plasmid replicon typing, multilocus sequence typing and spoligotyping for molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis.
However, no study has been done to delineate the clonality of respiratory tract isolates recovered in India employing multilocus sequence typing (MLST).
Strains found to be similar in type with contemporary serogroup 6 strains will be further tested by the multilocus sequence typing technique.
The guideline describes the prevalent methods for bacterial strain typing with a focus on pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) and multilocus sequence typing (MLST).
Multilocus sequence typing and evolutionary relationships among the causative agents of melioidosis and glanders, Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei.
These were grouped using three molecular subtyping methods: multilocus sequence typing, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and ribotyping.