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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

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Table 3

Cytotoxicity test on Vero cells to determine the production of CPE by cpe+ C. perfringens strains obtained from healthy persons

cpe genotype
cpe location
CPI 18–3 1 + IS1470-like-cpe Plasmid
CPI 18–2 2 NS IS1470-like-cpe Plasmid
CPI 26K-R3p 5 + IS1151-cpe Plasmid
CPI 39–1b, CPI 39K-7 6 + IS1470-like-cpe Plasmid
CPI 44K-R3, CPI 44K-R7 10 NS Untypeable Not known
CPI 53K-R3 11 NS IS1151-cpe Plasmid
CPI 57K-1 13 + IS1470-like-cpe Plasmid
CPI 57–1 15 NS IS1470-like-cpe Plasmid
CPI 63K-R5 19 NS IS1151-cpe Plasmid
CPI 75–3a, CPI 75–3b, CPI 75–5b 21 - IS1151-cpe Plasmid
CPI 75–4 22 + IS1470-like-cpe Plasmid
CPI 76K-4, CPI 76K-5 24 + IS1470-cpe Chromosome
CPI 101–4 25 + Untypeable Not known
CPI 103K-3, CPI 103K-5, CPI 103K-6
*MRP, macro restriction pattern. †+, present; –, absent, NS, not sporulated and thus cytotoxicity test on Vero cells not performed.

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