Cats as a Risk for Transmission of Antimicrobial drug−resistant Salmonella
Filip Van Immerseel* , Frank Pasmans*, Jeroen De Buck*, Ivan Rychlik†, Helena Hradecka†, Jean-Marc Collard‡, Christa Wildemauwe§, Marc Heyndrickx¶, Richard Ducatelle*, and Freddy Haesebrouck*
Author affiliations: *Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium; †Veterinary Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic; ‡Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium; §Pasteur Institute of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium; ¶Center for Agricultural Research, Melle, Belgium.
Figure 1. Dendrogram obtained by unweighted pair group method using arithmetic averages clustering of the pulsed-field gel electrophoresis–XbaI patterns of serovar Typhimurium strains isolated from cats on the basis of the Dice coefficient.
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