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Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology
Volume 2016, Article ID 5381871, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5381871
Research Article

Genomic Analysis of a Serotype 5 Streptococcus pneumoniae Outbreak in British Columbia, Canada, 2005–2009

1School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2Department of Pharmacology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
3Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
4British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
5Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
6National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
7British Columbia Public Health Laboratory, Vancouver, BC, Canada
8Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, St. Paul’s Hospital, Providence Health Care, Vancouver, BC, Canada
9Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
10The Provincial Laboratory for Public Health (Microbiology), Edmonton, AB, Canada
11Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
12Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
13Department of Pathology, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Doha, Qatar

Received 2 April 2015; Accepted 4 October 2015

Copyright © 2016 Ruth R. Miller et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

The Supplementary Material contains a summary of the PCR results for the genomic island for all the S. pneumoniae strains tested described in this paper.

  1. Supplementary Material