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A Multilocus Sequence Typing System (MLST) reveals a high level of diversity and a genetic component to Entamoeba histolytica virulence

Carol A Gilchrist1*, Ibne Karim M Ali1, Mamun Kabir2, Faisal Alam3, Sana Scherbakova4, Eric Ferlanti4, Gareth D Weedall5, Neil Hall5, Rashidul Haque2, William A Petri1 and Elisabet Caler4

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1 Departments of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

2 International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

3 Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi, Bangladesh

4 J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, MD, USA

5 Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

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BMC Microbiology 2012, 12:151  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-151

Published: 27 July 2012

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