Development of a multilocus sequence typing tool for high-resolution genotyping of Enterocytozoon bieneusi.
- Autores: Cama V, Dearen T, Feng Y, Li N, Lobo ML, Matos O, Xiao L
- Journal: Applied and Environmental Microbiology
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Development+of+a+multilocus+sequence+typing+tool+for+high-resolution+genotyping+of+Enterocytozoon+bieneusi.
Thus far, genotyping of Enterocytozoon bieneusi has been based solely on DNA sequence analysis of the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) of the rRNA gene. Both host-adapted and zoonotic (human-pathogenic) genotypes of E. bieneusi have been identified.