An MLST scheme for Shewanella spp. is now available. This has been developed by Jonatan Martín-Rodríguez and colleagues at the Centre for Translational Microbiome Research, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. It is described in Martín-Rodríguez et al. 2019 FEMS Microbiol Ecol 95:fiy210.
A MLST scheme for Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, a causative agent of chronic periodontitis, is now available. This scheme has been developed by Niels Nørskov-Lauritsen and Signe Nedergaard, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark.
A new database and cgMLST scheme for Xanthomonas citri, the causative agent of citrus canker, is now available. The scheme has been developed by Mark Enright and colleagues at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.