Resolution of recent evolutionary divergence among Escherichia coli from related lineages: the application of pulsed field electrophoresis to molecular epidemiology.

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Published in J Infect Dis on February 01, 1990


R D Arbeit1, M Arthur, R Dunn, C Kim, R K Selander, R Goldstein

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1: Section of Molecular Genetics and Epidemiology, Maxwell Finland Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Boston, MA 02118.

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