Characterization of Shigella sonnei in Malaysia, an increasingly prevalent etiologic agent of local shigellosis cases Full Text
BMC Infectious Diseases, 05/21/2012
Koh XP et al. – The S. sonnei strains circulating in Malaysia throughout the period studied were derived from different clones given their heterogeneous nature. MLVA based on seven selected VNTR loci was rapid, reproducible and highly discriminative and therefore may complement PFGE for routine subtyping of S. sonnei.