Jun 16, 2005

Distribution of Burkholderia cepacia complex species among isolates recovered from persons with or without cystic fibrosis

Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Rebecca ReikJohn J Lipuma

Abstract

We analyzed Burkholderia cepacia complex isolates recovered from 1,218 cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and 90 patients without CF. Although all B. cepacia complex species were found, some were rarely identified. The distribution of species differed between the CF and non-CF populations and appears to be changing over time among CF patients.

Mentioned in this Paper

Burkholderia Infections
Cystic Fibrosis
Phylogeny
Burkholderia cepacia complex
Pulmonary Cystic Fibrosis
Bacteriocin Typing
DNA, Bacterial
Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction

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