We have had to implement rate-limiting on the API. We have always requested that API calls are limited to no more than 4 concurrent connections. This is now enforced due to abuse and additional connections will automatically be rejected.

A MLST scheme for Mycoplasma hyosynoviae has been developed by Moritz Bünger and Joachim Spergser at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria and is now available.

If you use the Meningococcal Deduced Vaccine Antigen Reactivity (MenDeVAR) Index to test for Bexsero or Trumenba vaccine coverage of meningococcal isolates, note that this is now accessible via the PubMLST API, facilitating its use in analysis pipelines. See https://pubmlst.org/organisms/neisseria-spp/mendevar-via-api.

A cgMLST scheme for Burkholderia mallei is now available. This has been developed by Sandra Appelt and Holger Scholz at the Robert Koch-Institut, Berlin, Germany. It is described in Appelt et al. 2022 PLoS One 17:e0270499.

A MLST scheme for Bacteroides fragilis is now available. This has been developed by Ulrik Stenz Justesen and Flemming Damgaard Nielsen at the Odense University Hospital, Denmark.

BIGSdb v1.32.0 has been released. This adds new optional front-end dashboards to isolate databases hosted on PubMLST.