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Multi Locus Sequence Typing of Neisseria


The management committee for the Neisseria MLST website and databases consists of:

Prof. Dominique Caugant Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Prof. Matthias Frosch Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg, Germany
Prof. Martin Maiden Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
Prof. David Stephens Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Dr. Arie van der Ende Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

The database curator and secretary to the committee is:

Dr. Keith Jolley: Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK

Committee membership is chosen from the delegates of the IPNC and is responsible for the designation of clonal complexes and for decisions concerning the structure of the databases.

Funding for the development and maintenance of the website and databases is provided by The Wellcome Trust.


Experimental Conditions


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Citing the database

The preferred format for citing this website in publications is:

This publication made use of the Neisseria Multi Locus Sequence Typing website (https://pubmlst.org/ neisseria/) sited at the University of Oxford (Jolley et al. Wellcome Open Res 2018, 3:124 [version 1; referees: 2 approved]). The development of this site has been funded by the Wellcome Trust and European Union.