The use of combination subtyping in the forensic evaluation of a three-year-old girl with gonorrhea

Amy DeMattia, John S. Kornblum, Jamie Hoffman-Rosenfeld, David L. Trees, Abbigail J. Tumpey, Danielle Laraque

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The use of pulsed field gel electrophoresis and neisserial lipoprotein gene sequencing for subtyping Neisseria gonorrhoeae has not been reported in the evaluation of sexually abused children. We report the application and implications of combining pulsed field gel electrophoresis and lipoprotein subtyping in the evaluation of a 3-year-old girl with N. gonorrhoeae infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)461-463
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2006



  • Children
  • Forensic evaluation
  • Genotyping
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Sexual abuse

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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