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Volume 2, Number 2—April 1996

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Application of Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis to an International Outbreak of Salmonella agona

E. John Threlfall, Michael D. Hampton, Linda R. Ward, and Bernard Rowe
Author affiliations: Laboratory of Enteric Pathogens, Central Public Health Laboratory, London, United Kingdom

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Distribution of Xbal pulsed-field profiles in isolates of Salmonella agona phage type 15 made in the United Kingdom, Israel, USA, Canada, and France, 1993–1995a

Pulsed-field profiles (PFP)
CountrySourceNumber studied1234566a789101112
United KingdomHuman463512526b1111
Snack22
IsraelHuman99
Snack22
United StatesHuman1010
CanadaSnack321
France
Human
6

1


4







1
Total7836129511111011

a Isolates from Israel, the United States, and Canada were made in 1995; of the isolates from France, 3 were obtained in 1994 and 3 in 1995.
b Isolated 25 November 1994 to 17 February 1995.

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