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Volume 9, Number 10—October 2003

Research

Characterization of Waterborne Outbreak–associated Campylobacter jejuni, Walkerton, Ontario

Clifford G. Clark*Comments to Author , Lawrence Price*, Rafiq Ahmed*, David L. Woodward*, Pasquale L. Melito*, Frank G. Rodgers*, Frances Jamieson†, Bruce Ciebin†, Aimin Li†, and Andrea Ellis‡
Author affiliations: *Health Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; †Ontario Ministry of Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; ‡Health Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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Table 1

Tests used for analysis of Campylobacter isolates from Bruce-Grey county Ontario, Spring 2000a

Test No. strains tested No. types obtained No. types outbreak associated
Species
175
2
1
Biotype
175
5
3
HS serotype
175
14
3
Fla-RFLP type
115
22
7
Phage type
175
27
14
HL serotype
175
29
13
PFGE type (SmaI)
83
30
6
PFGE type (KpnI) 65 17 4

aHS, heat-stable; RFLP, restriction fragment length polymorphism; HL, heat-labile; PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.

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