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Genome Sequence of the Human Abscess Isolate Streptococcus intermedius BA1

Planet, Paul Joseph; Rampersaud, Ryan; Hymes, Saul R.; Whittier, Susan; Della-Latta, Phyllis; Narechania, Apurva; Daugherty, Sean C.; Santana-Cruz, Ivette; DeSalle, Robert; Ravel, Jacques; Ratner, Adam Jonathan

Streptococcus intermedius is a human pathogen with a propensity for abscess formation. We report a high-quality draft genome sequence of S. intermedius strain BA1, an isolate from a human epidural abscess. This sequence provides insight into the biology of S. intermedius and will aid investigations of pathogenicity.

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Genome Announcements
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https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00117-12

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