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SNP diversity of Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium in a South East Queensland waterway, Australia, and associated antibiotic resistance gene profiles

Irani Rathnayake, Megan Hargreaves and Flavia Huygens*

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Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Queensland University of Technology, 2 George Street, Brisbane, 4001, Australia

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BMC Microbiology 2011, 11:201  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-201

Published: 12 September 2011

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Statistical analysis Mann-Whitney test. This test was performed to determine whether there was a significant increase in total enterococcal counts (cfu/ml) at each location after rainfall events.

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e-BURST diagrams of both E. faecium and E. faecalis MLST databases. Each diagram shows the new STs found in the present study compared to all the STs currently listed in both databases.

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Disc susceptibility test results for E. faecalis. This table lists the antibiotic disc susceptibility profiles for all E. faecalis isolates tested in this study.

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Disc susceptibility test results for E. faecium. This table lists the antibiotic disc susceptibility profiles for all E. faecium isolates tested in this study.

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Phenotypic and genotypic antibiotic resistance profiles of E. faecalis isolated at each site. Antibiotic resistance profiles together with the E. faecalis SNP profiles of strains isolated at all the sampling sites are listed here.

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Phenotypic and genotypic antibiotic resistance profiles of E. faecium isolated at each site. Antibiotic resistance profiles together with the E. faecium SNP profiles of strains isolated at all the sampling sites are listed here.

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