Complete Genome Sequence of Actinobaculum schaalii Strain CCUG 27420

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  • Rikke Kristiansen, Unknown
  • Morten S Dueholm, Denmark
  • Steffen Bank, Denmark
  • Per Halkjær Nielsen, Denmark
  • Søren M Karst, Unknown
  • Vincent Cattoir, Unknown
  • Reto Lienhard, Unknown
  • Andrea J Grisold, Unknown
  • Anne Buchhave Olsen, Denmark
  • Mark Reinhard
  • Karen Marie Søby
  • Jens Jørgen Christensen, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Slagelse Hospital, Denmark
  • Jørgen Prag
  • Trine R. Thomsen, Aalborg University, Denmark

Complete genome sequencing of the emerging uropathogen Actinobaculum schaalii indicates that an important mechanism of its virulence is attachment pili, which allow the organism to adhere to the surface of animal cells, greatly enhancing the ability of this organism to colonize the urinary tract.

Original languageEnglish
JournalGenome Announcements
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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