multilocus sequence typing

Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) is a molecular typing technique based on 7 housekeeping genes (9).
These isolates were closely related to one another by whole-genome multilocus sequence typing within three allele differences (range = 0-3 alleles), indicating that the infections were likely from the same source.
In silico detection and typing of plasmids using PlasmidFinder and plasmid multilocus sequence typing. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014;58(7):3895-3903.
Multilocus sequence typing for characterization of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible clones of Staphylococcus aureus.
Brisse, "Multilocus sequence typing of Klebsiella pneumoniae nosocomial isolates," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
Multilocus Sequence Typing of the Clinical Isolates of Salmonella Enterica Serovar Typhimurium in Tehran Hospitals.
The first aim of the present study was to use spa typing and Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) typing to investigated the phylogenetic profile of Staphylococcus aureus strains from mastitis in dairy cows, the objective was also to better determinate the clonal complex of strains.
Phylogenetic characterization (such as pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE), random amplification of polymorphic DNA (RAPD), multilocus sequence typing (MLST) profiling) of P.
The multilocus sequence typing pattern of one highly positive sample showed a new allelic combination.
Chang, "Analysis of Escherichia coli O157 clinical isolates by multilocus sequence typing," BMC Research Notes, vol.
We are interested to investigate the phenotypic and genotypic markers of these isolates including antimicrobial resistance, SCCmec type, pvl genes, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) patterns, and multilocus sequence typing (MLST) of seven unlinked housekeeping genes (arcC, aroE, glpF, gmk, pta, tpi, andyqil).
Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) is a highly discriminatory genotyping method that enables a more detailed delineation.