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Comparative genome analysis of an avirulent and two virulent strains of avian Pasteurella multocida reveals candidate genes involved in fitness and pathogenicity

Timothy J Johnson1*, Juan E Abrahante1, Samuel S Hunter2, Melissa Hauglund3, Fred M Tatum3, Samuel K Maheswaran1 and Robert E Briggs3

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

2 Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA

3 National Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa, USA

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BMC Microbiology 2013, 13:106  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-106

Published: 14 May 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Coding regions present in Pasteurella multocida strain P1059 but absent from strains Pm70 and X73, excluding prophage-associated regions.

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Additional file 2: Table S2:

Coding regions present in Pasteurella multocida strain X73 but absent from strains Pm70 and P1059, excluding prophage-associated regions.

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