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Decontamination of mycoplasma-contaminated Orientia tsutsugamushi strains by repeating passages through cell cultures with antibiotics

Motohiko Ogawa1*, Tsuneo Uchiyama2, Masaaki Satoh1 and Shuji Ando1

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1 Department of Virology 1, National Institute of Infectious Diseases/1-23-1, Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 162-8640, Japan

2 Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School/3-18-15, Kuramoto-cho, Tokushima, 770-8503, Japan

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BMC Microbiology 2013, 13:32  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-32

Published: 8 February 2013

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Decontamination of a mycoplasma-contaminated, high-virulent strain of Orientia tsutsugamushi (Ikeda strain) by repeated passages with antibiotics.

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Decontamination of a mycoplasma-contaminated, low-virulent strain of Orientia tsutsugamushi (Kuroki strain).

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