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D Amato F, Rouli L, Edouard S, Tyczka J, Million M, Robert C, et al
. The genome of Coxiella burnetii Z3055, a clone linked to the Netherlands Q fever outbreaks, provides evidence for the role of drift in the emergence of epidemic clones. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014;37:281-8 pubmed publisher
..05) and translation proteins (15/144 vs 109/1655, bilateral Chi(2) test, p<0.05). The evolution of this strain may have been driven by mutations in critical genes. ..
D Amato F, Eldin C, Georgiades K, Edouard S, Delerce J, Labas N, et al
. Loss of TSS1 in hypervirulent Coxiella burnetii 175, the causative agent of Q fever in French Guiana. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015;41:35-41 pubmed publisher
..0000001). Loss of genes implicated in secretion systems has been observed in other epidemic bacterial strains. Thus, the virulence of Cb175 may be linked to this genome reduction. ..