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Volume 8, Number 9—September 2002

Research

Molecular Characterization of Campylobacter jejuni Clones: A Basis for Epidemiologic Investigation

Kate E. Dingle*, Frances M. Colles*, Roisin Ure, Jaap A. Wagenaar‡, Birgitta Duim‡, Frederick J. Bolton, Andrew J. Fox§, David R.A. Wareing, and Martin C.J. Maiden*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; †Public Health Laboratory, Royal Preston Hospital, Preston, United Kingdom; ‡Institute for Animal Science and Health, Lelystad, the Netherlands; §Public Health Laboratory, Withington Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom;

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Table 1

Sources of Cambylobacter jejuni isolates

Source Country of Origin
Total
United Kingdom Netherlands Others Unspecified
Human disease 370 79 25 27 501
Chickens 53 77 4 3 137
Lamb/offal 72 - - - 72
Beef cattle/offal 48 2 1 1 52
Sand from beaches 52 - - - 52
Total 595 158 30 31 814

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