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serotype

[′sir·ə‚tīp]
(microbiology)
A serological type of intimately related microorganisms, distinguished on the basis of antigenic composition.
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the presence and serovar identity of Salmonella, at the national level, in farmed Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata) in Trinidad and Tobago, and to compare the relative benefits of bacterial culture to those of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for use in the routine detection and surveillance of Salmonella in these ducks.
interrogans serovar pomona, which has been isolated from the eyes of afflicted horses and may progress to blindness.
enterica serovar Typhimurium in the endemic community of Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
trachomatis-LPS from serovars LGV-L1 was 50 [micro]g/mL and for serovar LGV-L2 was 500 [micro]g/mL.
New technologies, such as sequence-based nucleic acid testing, are useful in discriminating between LGV serovars and less invasive C.
El titulo obtenido fue calculado como el reciproco de la dilucion mas alta del suero que aglutino por lo menos el 50% de las bacterias para cada serovar al ser observado con el microscopio de campo oscuro.
Of the three sheep positive by PCR of renal samples, two were also seroreactive by MAT, both for serovar Javanica, with titers of 200 and 800.
All studies described in-house methods for LGV identification: 2 used a real-time PCR targeting the polymorphic membrane protein H gene (17,26): 1 used nested PCR and restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis targeting the major outer membrane protein gene (25): 1 used real-time multiplex PCR including LGV (31): 1 used PCR amplification of the outer membrane protein 1 (omp1) gene followed by RFLP analysis (27); 1 used omp1 gene sequencing (29): 1 used real-time polymorphic membrane protein H gene PCR and omp1 gene sequencing (3); 1 used LGV-specific molecular serovar typing (28): and 1 used an in-house assay (30).
2 However, an evidence of rising MICs to cephalosporins and production of Extended Spectrum Beta lactamases (ESBLs) by Salmonella enteric serovar Typhi is emerging.
Here, we report a case of liver abscess caused by Salmonella enterica serovar enteritidis in an immunocompetent male.
Background: Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium is one of the most important serovars of Salmonella enterica and is associated with human salmonellosis worldwide.