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Whole-genome sequence of Streptococcus tigurinus strain osk_001, isolated from postmortem material.

Authors: Yoshizawa, Hidenori and Motooka, Daisuke and Katada, Ryuichi and Matsumoto, Yuki and Nakamura, Shota and Morii, Eiichi and Iida, Tetsuya and Matsumoto, Hiroshi

Streptococcus tigurinus was recently described as a novel species, and some strains are highly virulent. We detected S. tigurinus in infected tissue sampled by necropsy. In order to characterize and confirm the virulence of this species, whole-genome sequencing of the pure cultured bacterium was performed. We found that the strain has specific and unique genetic elements contained in highly virulent strains of S. tigurinus. Copyright © 2017 Yoshizawa et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00878-17
Year: 2017

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