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Volume 13, Number 3—March 2007

Research

Tandem Repeat Analysis for Surveillance of Human Salmonella Typhimurium Infections

Mia Torpdahl*Comments to Author , Gitte Sørensen†, Bjørn-Arne Lindstedt‡, and Eva Møller Nielsen*
Author affiliations: *Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark; †Danish Veterinary and Food Research, Copenhagen, Denmark; ‡Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway;

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Table 1

Phage type distribution for all isolates with a phage type abundance >1% of the total number of isolates*

Most common phage typesNo. isolates
(% of total)No. PFGE typesNo. isolates with most common PFGE type (%)No.MLVA typesNo. isolates with most common MLVA type (%)
104173 (17.0)11125 (72)8434 (20)
120161 (15.8)2465 (40)3640 (25)
12153 (15.0)14130 (85)4737 (24)
19360 (5.9)2621 (35)2820 (33)
U30237 (3.6)178 (22)286 (16)
17034 (3.3)622 (65)157 (21)
20819 (1.9)610 (53)610 (53)
4415 (1.5)214 (93)410 (67)
4114 (1.4)84 (29)103 (21)
113 (1.3)85 (38)112 (15)
13512 (1.2)36 (50)83 (25)
4012 (1.2)112 (100)64 (33)
6611 (1.1)38 (73)83 (27)
NT116 (11.3)3633 (28)4931 (27)
RDNC106 (10.4)4525 (24)7011 (10)
Others
83 (8.2)




All isolates1019 (100)148373

*PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; MLVA, multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis.

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