First isolations of Segniliparus rugosus from patients with cystic fibrosis

W. Ray Butler, Catherine A. Sheils, Barbara A. Brown-Elliott, Nadege Charles, Andrew A. Colin, Mary J. Gant, John Goodill, Diane Hindman, Sean R. Toney, Richard J. Wallace, Mitchell A. Yakrus

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Abstract

We report three cases of the new genus Segniliparus isolated from patients with cystic fibrosis. All isolates were unambiguously identified by 16S rRNA gene sequencing as Segniliparus rugosus (GenBank accession no. AY 60892). Drug susceptibility results that may enhance treatment for cystic fibrosis patients with this opportunistic pathogen are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3449-3452
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume45
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2007

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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    Butler, W. R., Sheils, C. A., Brown-Elliott, B. A., Charles, N., Colin, A. A., Gant, M. J., Goodill, J., Hindman, D., Toney, S. R., Wallace, R. J., & Yakrus, M. A. (2007). First isolations of Segniliparus rugosus from patients with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45(10), 3449-3452. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00765-07