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Complete Genome Sequence of Mycobacterium avium, Isolated from Commercial Domestic Pekin Ducks (Anas platyrhynchos domestica), Determined Using PacBio Single-Molecule Real-Time Technology

Authors: Song, Xiao-Heng and Chen, Hong-Xi and Zhou, Wang-Shu and Wang, Jiang-Bo and Liu, Ma-Feng and Wang, Ming-Shu and Cheng, An-Chun and Jia, Ren-Yong and Chen, Shun and Sun, Kun-Feng and Yang, Qiao and Wu, Ying and Chen, Xiao-Yue and Zhu, De-Kang

Mycobacterium avium is an important pathogenic bacterium in birds and has never, to our knowledge, reported to be isolated from domestic ducks. We present here the complete genome sequence of a virulent strain of Mycobacterium avium, isolated from domestic Pekin ducks for the first time, which was determined by PacBio single-molecule real-time technology. Copyright © 2016 Song et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00769-16
Year: 2016

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