Lectin Typing of Campylobacter concisus

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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.


  • Rune Aabenhus
  • Sean Hynes
  • Henrik Permin
  • Anthony P. Moran
  • Leif P. Andersen
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  • Microbiology in the medical area
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)715-717
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Publication categoryResearch

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