Genomic diversity among Actinobacillus lignieresii and Actinobacillus genomospecies 1 isolates

Branko Kokotovic, Magne Bisgaard, Øystein Angen

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    Abstract

    Within the family Pasteurellaceae Pohl 1981 most taxa seem to be host specific. The aim of the present study was to investigate if bovine and ovine isolates of Actinobacillus lignieresii represent host specific subclones of this taxon. For comparison and to investigate the diagnostic potential of AFLP equine isolates of A. lignieresii classified as genomospecies 1 were included. This is the first study on molecular typing of A. lignieresii. Results of the present study have demonstrated: (i) substantial differences in genomic composition of Actinobacillus genomospecies 1 and A. lignieresii isolates, (ii) high degree of genomic diversity among isolates of genomospecies 1 and (iii) moderate genomic diversity and existence of stable clonal lines among A.lignieresii isolates.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date2008
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    EventInternational Pasteurellaceae Society 2008 Meeting - Sorrento, Italy
    Duration: 12 Oct 200815 Oct 2008
    http://www.cpe.vt.edu/ips/

    Conference

    ConferenceInternational Pasteurellaceae Society 2008 Meeting
    CountryItaly
    CitySorrento
    Period12/10/200815/10/2008
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    Keywords

    • AFLP

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