Lectin Typing of Campylobacter concisus

Rune Aabenhus, Sean Hynes, Henrik Permin, Anthony P. Moran, Leif P. Andersen

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Abstract

A total of 44 clinical isolates and the type strain of the putative pathogen Campylobacter concisus were grouped based on their reactions with plant lectins. The optimized lectin typing system used C. concisus strains proteolytically pretreated and subsequently typed by using a panel of four lectins. The system grouped all 45 strains into 13 lectin reaction patterns, leaving no strain untypeable due to autoagglutination. Lectin types were both stable and reproducible.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)715-717
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume40
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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  • Microbiology in the medical area

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