Complete genome sequence of serotype III Streptococcus agalactiae sequence type 17 strain 874391

Matthew J. Sullivan, Brian M. Forde, Darren W. Prince, Deepak S. Ipe, Nouri L. Ben Zakour, Mark R. Davies, Gordon Dougan, Scott A. Beatson, Glen C. Ulett

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Abstract

Here we report the complete genome sequence of Streptococcus agalactiae strain 874391. This serotype III isolate is a member of the hypervirulent sequence type 17 (ST-17) lineage that causes a disproportionate number of cases of invasive disease in humans and mammals. A brief historical context of the strain is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere01107-17
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume5
Issue number42
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Oct 2017
Externally publishedYes

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