Whole-genome sequencing and comparative analysis of Yersinia pestis, the causative agent of a plague outbreak in northern Peru

O. Cáceres, J. Montenegro, C. Padilla, D. Tarazona, H. Bailón, P. García, M. Céspedes, P. Valencia, H. Guio

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Abstract

The plague is a zoonotic disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. Here, we report the complete genome sequence of the Y. pestis strain INS, which was isolated from swollen lymph gland aspirate (bubo aspirate) of an infected patient from a pneumonic outbreak in 2010 in northern Peru.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere00249-12
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

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