Characterization of Coccidioides immitis isolates by restriction fragment length polymorphisms

C. R. Zimmermann, C. J. Snedker, Demosthenes Pappagianis

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Abstract

The marked increase in the number of cases of coccidioidomycosis in California in 1992 led to a study of isolates from various patients and environmental sources by restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis. Of 15 different isolates, most of the isolates (13 of 15) from California and 1 from Venezuela yielded one main RFLP pattern with evidence of two subgroups. The other two isolates (both from patients in the San Joaquin Valley of California) yielded a different RFLP pattern.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3040-3042
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume32
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1994

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  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)

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