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Research Article

PCR-Based Identification of Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. rhinoscleromatis, the Agent of Rhinoscleroma

  • Cindy Fevre,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Genotyping of Pathogens and Public Health, Paris, France

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  • Virginie Passet,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Genotyping of Pathogens and Public Health, Paris, France

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  • Alexis Deletoile,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Genotyping of Pathogens and Public Health, Paris, France

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  • Valérie Barbe,

    Affiliation: CEA-IG, Genoscope, Evry, France

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  • Lionel Frangeul,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Intégration et Analyse Génomique, Paris, France

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  • Ana S. Almeida,

    Affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Unité de Pathogénie Microbienne Moléculaire, Paris, France, Unité INSERM U786, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

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  • Philippe Sansonetti,

    Affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Unité de Pathogénie Microbienne Moléculaire, Paris, France, Unité INSERM U786, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

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  • Régis Tournebize,

    Affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Unité de Pathogénie Microbienne Moléculaire, Paris, France, Unité INSERM U786, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

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  • Sylvain Brisse mail

    sylvain.brisse@pasteur.fr

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Genotyping of Pathogens and Public Health, Paris, France

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  • Published: May 24, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001052

About the Authors

Cindy Fevre, Virginie Passet, Alexis Deletoile, Sylvain Brisse
Institut Pasteur, Genotyping of Pathogens and Public Health, Paris, France
Valérie Barbe
CEA-IG, Genoscope, Evry, France
Lionel Frangeul
Institut Pasteur, Intégration et Analyse Génomique, Paris, France
Ana S. Almeida, Philippe Sansonetti, Régis Tournebize
Institut Pasteur, Unité de Pathogénie Microbienne Moléculaire, Paris, France
Ana S. Almeida, Philippe Sansonetti, Régis Tournebize
Unité INSERM U786, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Corresponding Author

Email: sylvain.brisse@pasteur.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CF ASA PS RT SB. Performed the experiments: CF VP ASA. Analyzed the data: CF VP AD LF SB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SB. Wrote the paper: CF SB. Coordinated the production of the genome sequence: VB.