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Complete genome sequences of three outbreak-associated Legionella pneumophila isolates.

Authors: Morrison, Shatavia S and Desai, Heta P and Mercante, Jeffrey W and Lapierre, Pascal and Raphael, Brian H and Musser, Kimberlee and Winchell, Jonas M

We report here the complete genome sequences of three Legionella pneumophila isolates that are associated with a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York in 2012. Two clinical isolates (D7630 and D7632) and one environmental isolate (D7631) were recovered from this outbreak. A single isolate-specific virulence gene was found in D7632. These isolates were included in a large study evaluating the genomic resolution of various bioinformatics approaches for L. pneumophila serogroup 1 isolates. Copyright © 2016 Morrison et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00696-16
Year: 2016

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