Leptospira spp. MLST Databases
This site uses two linked databases powered by the BIGSdb genomics platform. The sequence definition database contains allele sequence and MLST profile definitions whereas the isolate database contains provenance and epidemiological information. Further details about BIGSdb can be found in Jolley & Maiden 2010, BMC Bioinformatics 11:595.
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- Submission of data
This database hosts three Leptospira MLST schemes.
MLST scheme#2 was developed by Paula Ruybal and colleagues at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is described in Varni et al. 2014, Infect Genet Ecol 22:216-22 and is curated by Paula Ruybal.
MLST scheme#3 was developed by Niyaz Ahmed and colleagues at the Pathogen Evolution Group, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad, India. It is described in Ahmed et al. 2006, Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 23:28 and is curated by Kishore Nalam.