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Research Article

Genetic Diversity and Microevolution of Burkholderia pseudomallei in the Environment

  • Narisara Chantratita equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Narisara Chantratita, Vanaporn Wuthiekanun

    Affiliation: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Vanaporn Wuthiekanun equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Narisara Chantratita, Vanaporn Wuthiekanun

    Affiliation: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Direk Limmathurotsakul,

    Affiliation: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Mongkol Vesaratchavest,

    Affiliation: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Aunchalee Thanwisai,

    Affiliation: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Premjit Amornchai,

    Affiliation: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Sarinna Tumapa,

    Affiliation: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Edward J. Feil,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas P. Day,

    Affiliations: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Center for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Sharon J. Peacock mail

    sharon@tropmedres.ac

    Affiliations: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Center for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Published: February 20, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000182

About the Authors

Narisara Chantratita, Vanaporn Wuthiekanun, Direk Limmathurotsakul, Mongkol Vesaratchavest, Aunchalee Thanwisai, Premjit Amornchai, Sarinna Tumapa, Nicholas P. Day, Sharon J. Peacock
Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Edward J. Feil
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
Nicholas P. Day, Sharon J. Peacock
Center for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: sharon@tropmedres.ac

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ND NC VW MV DL EF SP. Performed the experiments: NC VW MV DL AT PA ST. Analyzed the data: ND NC VW MV DL EF AT PA ST SP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NC VW DL EF. Wrote the paper: ND SP NC VW DL EF.