Figure 1.

Dendrogram based on the MLVA-16 genotyping assay showing relationships of the 105 B. melitensis isolates. MLVA type: panel 1 and panel 2 genotypes in this article; key: serial number for the isolate in the Brucella2010 MLVA database webcite; strain: strain name in the laboratory in which the DNA extraction was done; province/year: province and year of isolation; panel1, panel 2A, panel 2B: genotypes corresponding to each isolates in the database for each set of loci; The actual biotyping result is indicated in the species-biovar column.

Jiang et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:256   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-256
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