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Complete genome sequence of Streptococcus mitis strain SVGS_061 isolated from a neutropenic patient with viridans group streptococcal shock syndrome.

Authors: Petrosyan, Varduhi and Holder, Michael and Ajami, Nadim J and Petrosino, Joseph F and Sahasrabhojane, Pranoti and Thompson, Erika J and Kalia, Awdhesh and Shelburne, Samuel A

Streptococcus mitisfrequently causes invasive infections in neutropenic cancer patients, with a subset of patients developing viridans group streptococcal (VGS) shock syndrome. We report here the first complete genome sequence ofS. mitisstrain SVGS_061, which caused VGS shock syndrome, to help elucidate the pathogenesis of severe VGS infection. Copyright © 2016 Petrosyan et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00259-16
Year: 2016

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