Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link
Volume 12, Number 11—November 2006

Humans as Reservoir for Enterotoxin Gene–carrying Clostridium perfringens Type A

Annamari Heikinheimo*Comments to Author , Miia Lindström*, Per Einar Granum†, and Hannu Korkeala*
Author affiliations: *University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; †Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway

Main Article

Table 2

Association of sex and age with cpe in feces of healthy humans

Characteristic cpe detected by PCR/total no. fecal samples (%)
Female 19/102 (18.6)
Male 6/34 (17.6)
Total 25/136 (18.4)
Age, y
<20 6/40 (15.0)
20–50 16/79 (20.3)
>50 3/17 (17.6)
25/136 (18.4)

Main Article

Page created: October 14, 2011
Page updated: October 14, 2011
Page reviewed: October 14, 2011
The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by any of the groups named above.