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Volume 15, Number 5—May 2009


Clostridium difficile in Ready-to-Eat Salads, Scotland

Marwah M. Bakri, Derek J. Brown, John P. Butcher, and Alistair D. SutherlandComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK (M.M. Bakri, J.P. Butcher, A.D. Sutherland); Scottish Salmonella, Shigella and Clostridium difficile Reference Laboratory, Glasgow (D.J. Brown)

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Table 1

PCR profile for toxins A and B and PCR ribotype of Clostridium difficile isolates, Scotland, 2008

Sample no./description Toxin A Toxin B PCR ribotype
13/baby leaf spinach + 017
24/organic mixed leaf salad + 017
35/organic lettuce + + 001

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