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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 4

Variability of phage typing (PT) and heat-labile (HL) type in outbreak strains 1 and 2a

PT HL Type No. isolates
Total no. isolates
fla-RFLP and PFGE types NT fla-RFLP type 1, PFGE types NT fla-RFLP type 1, PFGE strain 1 types fla-RFLP types 1 & 99, PFGE strain 2 types
Outbreak strain type 1 (HS O:2 or UT; fla RFLP type 1 or NDa; PFGE types CASAI.0001, .0002, 4, 11, ND, CAKN.0001, 2, 3, ND)
13
128
-
-
1
-
1
31
110
-
-
1
-
1
33
4
1
1
-
-
2

[4,125]
1
2
-
-
3

100
1
1
-
-
2

110
1
-
-
-
1

112
1
1
-
-
2

[112,125]
2
2
-
-
4

125
20
-
19
-
39

128
9
2
1
-
12

[125,128]
-
3
1
-
4

UTa
10
-
3
-
13
33 var.
UT
-
-
1
-
1
35
125
-
-
1
-
1
40
125
1
-
-
-
1
64
128
-
1
-
-
1
UT
128
1
-
-
-
1
Outbreak strain type 2 (HS O:2; fla-RFLP type 34 or 99; PFGE types CASAI.0003, ND, CAKNI.0003, ND)
13
128
-
-
-
2
2

UT
-
-
-
2
2
14
UT
-
-
-
1
1
28
4
-
-
-
1
1

100
-
-
-
1
1
71
4
-
-
-
2
2

100
-
-
-
1
1
Total 48 13 28 10 99

aRFLP, restriction fragment length polymorphism; PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoreses; ND, not determined; UT, untypeable.

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