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Volume 12, Number 2—February 2006

Helicobacter pullorum in Chickens, Belgium

Liesbeth M. Ceelen*Comments to Author , Annemie Decostere*, Kathleen Van den Bulck*, Stephen L.W. On†, Margo Baele*, Richard Ducatelle*, and Freddy Haesebrouck*
Author affiliations: *Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium; †Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Christchurch, New Zealand

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Table 1

Helicobacter pullorum isolates studied by using AFLP*

Strain Flock Source Geographic origin
CE III 2 Flock CLO Cecal droppings, broiler chicken Belgium
CE III 3 Cecal droppings, broiler chicken
CE III 4 Cecal droppings, broiler chicken
CE III 5 Worker's boot
CE II 1 Flock no. 5 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken Belgium
CE II 2 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE II 3 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE II 4 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE II 5 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE II 6 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE II 7 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE II 8 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE I 1 Flock no. 9 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken Belgium
CE I 2 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE I 3 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE I 4 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE I 5 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE I 6 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE I 7 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CE I 8 Cecal tissue, broiler chicken
CCUG 33837 NA Healthy broiler chicken Switzerland
CCUG 33840 NA Laying hen, hepatitis Switzerland
CCUG 33838 NA Stool, gastroenteritis and hepatitis, human Switzerland
CCUG 33839 NA Stool, gastroenteritis, human Switzerland
G 214 NA Stool, gastroenteritis, human Belgium (11)

*AFLP, amplified fragment length polymorphism; CLO, Centrum voor Landbouwkundig Onderzoek; CCUG, Culture Collection of the University of Göteborg; NA, not applicable or available

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