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Volume 20, Number 6—June 2014

Identification of Possible Virulence Marker from Campylobacter jejuni Isolates

James W. Harrison, Tran Thi Ngoc Dung, Fariha Siddiqui, Sunee Korbrisate, Habib Bukhari, My Phan Vu Tra, Nguyen Van Minh Hoang, Juan Carrique-Mas, Juliet Bryant, James I. Campbell, David J. Studholme, Brendan W. Wren, Stephen Baker, Richard W. Titball, and Olivia L. ChampionComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Exeter, Exeter, UK (J.W. Harrison, D.J. Studholme, R.W. Titball, O.L. Champion); The Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (T.T.N. Dung, M.P.V. Tra, N.V.M. Hoang, J. Carrique-Mas, J. Bryant, J.I. Campbell, S. Baker); Comsats University, Islamabad, Pakistan (F. Siddiqui, H. Bukhari); Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand (S. Korbrisate); University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (J. Carrique-Mas, J. Bryant, J.I. Campbell, S. Baker); London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (B.W. Wren)

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Overview of Campylobacter jejuni strains containing type-six secretion system genetic marker hcp, by country and isolate source

Isolate source No. hcp-positive strains/total no. strains (%)
United Kingdom Vietnam Pakistan Thailand Total
Human 1/38 (2.6) 20/33 (60.6) 2/13 (15.4) 1/3 (33.3) 24/87 (27.6)
Chicken 1/28 (3.9) 15/21 (71.4) 1/2 (50) 0 17/51 (33.3)
5/26 (19.2)
1/14 (7.1)
1/3 (33.3)
7/43 (16.3)
Total 7/92 (7.6) 36/68 (54.4) 4/18 22.2) 1/3 (33.3) 48/181 (26.5)

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