KEGG   GENOME: Streptococcus pyogenes MGAS15252 (serotype M59)Help
Entry
T01794            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
stg, 798300
Definition
Streptococcus pyogenes MGAS15252 (serotype M59)
Annotation
KOALAShow organism
Taxonomy
TAX:798300
  Lineage
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Lactobacillales; Streptococcaceae; Streptococcus
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
TMHRI
Keywords
Human pathogen
Disease
H00333  
Streptococcal infection
Comment
GroupA streptococcus (GAS).
Caused a epidemic of severe invasive human infections, heretofore an exceedingly rare cause of disease, spread west to east across Canada over a 3-year period (2006 to 2008).
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1750832
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1750832
Number of protein genes:        1662
Number of RNA genes:              74
Reference
  Authors
Fittipaldi N, et al.
  Title
Full-genome dissection of an epidemic of severe invasive disease caused by a hypervirulent, recently emerged clone of group A Streptococcus.
  Journal
Am J Pathol 180:1522-34 (2012)

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