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Characterization of a variant vlhA gene of Mycoplasma synoviae, strain WVU 1853, with a highly divergent haemagglutinin region

Awatef Béjaoui Khiari, Ibtissem Guériri, Radhia Ben Mohammed and Boutheina Ben Abdelmoumen Mardassi*

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Laboratoire des Mycoplasmes, Département de Microbiologie Vétérinaire, Institut Pasteur de Tunis. 13, Place Pasteur B.P. 74, 1002 Tunis-Belvédère. Tunis, Tunisia

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BMC Microbiology 2010, 10:6  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-10-6

Published: 12 January 2010

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Hemadsorption of chicken erythrocytes on M. synoviae colonies. Adherence of chicken erythrocytes to colonies of M. synoviae expressing the vlhA variant MS2/28.1 cultured on Frey's agar.

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