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Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology
Volume 16 (2005), Issue 3, Pages 171-174
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2005/216369
Original Article

Potential Capsule Switching from Serogroup Y to B: The Characterization of Three such Neisseria meningitidis Isolates Causing Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Canada

Raymond SW Tsang,1 Dennis KS Law,1 Shaun D Tyler,2 Gwen S Stephens,3 Mark Bigham,3,4 and Wendell D Zollinger5

1Laboratory for Pathogenic Neisseria and Vaccine Preventable Bacterial Diseases, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
2DNA Core Facility, National Microbiology Laboratory, Health Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
3British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, British Columbia, Canada
4Canadian Blood Services and Yukon Blood Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
5Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Received 7 September 2004; Accepted 10 January 2005

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How to Cite this Article

Raymond SW Tsang, Dennis KS Law, Shaun D Tyler, Gwen S Stephens, Mark Bigham, and Wendell D Zollinger, “Potential Capsule Switching from Serogroup Y to B: The Characterization of Three such Neisseria meningitidis Isolates Causing Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Canada,” Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 171-174, 2005. doi:10.1155/2005/216369