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Background: Haemophilus parasuis is a common porcine respiratory disease that causes high rates of morbidity and mortality in farmed swine. We performed a molecular characterization of antimicrobial resistance genes harbored by H. parasuis from pig farms in China....

["Microbiology","Molecular Biology","Epidemiology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3386v1
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The genetic structure of bacterial populations can be related to geographical locations of isolation. In some species, there is a strong correlation between geographical distance and genetic distance, which can be caused by different evolutionary mechanisms. Patterns...

["Biogeography","Bioinformatics","Genomics","Microbiology","Epidemiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2638v2
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Haemophilus parasuis, the causative agent of Glässer’s disease, has been reported widely, but seldom is known about its epidemiology in Sichuan province, China. The objective was to reveal the prevalence and distribution of H.parasuis in the area. Widely sampling...

["Microbiology","Veterinary Medicine","Epidemiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2805v1
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From early 2012, a novel clone of vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium (assigned the multi locus sequence type ST796) was simultaneously isolated from geographically separate hospitals in south eastern Australia and New Zealand. Here we describe the complete...

["Evolutionary Studies","Genomics","Microbiology","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2562v1
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Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is one of most common vaginal infection and its diagnosis by classical methods reveals low specificity. Our goal was to compare the accuracy of BV diagnosis between the gold standard method, Nugent score, and our novel Peptide Nucleic Acid...

["Microbiology","Molecular Biology","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.698v1
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Burul ulcer disease is an infection of the subcutaneous layer. The causative organism, Mycobacterium ulcerans is a slow-growing environmental pathogen often associated with wetland and slow moving streams. One insect order believed to be associated with M.ulcerans...

["Entomology","Microbiology","Epidemiology","Global Health","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.656v2
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Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 is one of the leading causes of invasive pneumococcal disease. However this invasive serotype is hardly found in nasopharyngeal asymptomatic carriage and therefore large epidemiological studies are needed to assess the dynamics...

["Genomics","Microbiology","Epidemiology","Global Health","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.611v1
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