Antimicrobial susceptibility and molecular subtyping of 55 Turkish Bacillus anthracis strains using 25-loci multiple-locus VNTR analysis

Ortatatli M., Karagoz A., Percin D., Kenar L., Kilic S., Durmaz R.

COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.35, no.4, pp.355-361, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Anthrax, which is caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis, is one of the oldest documented infectious diseases in both livestock and humans. The differentiation of B. anthracis strains is difficult because of their highly homogeneous genomes.