Major Phage types
period of isolates PFGE available isolation types (no.
Determination of close genetic relatedness of the major Salmonella enteritidis phage types
by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and DNA sequence analysis of several Salmonella virulence genes.
For the few incidents in which the pathogen was identified in cattle, sheep, pigs, and turkeys, SE4 was the predominant phage type
Number of alleles and Simpson's index of diversity score in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium definitive phage type
104 in humans * Locus All, n = 266 DT104-group, n = 100 No.
Java from playground sand with the same phage type
, MLVA pattern, and antibiogram as that of human isolates supported the hypothesis that ingestion of sand from playgrounds was the human exposure pathway for this outbreak.
cholerae O1 strains on the basis of new phage typing scheme (32) showed phage type
For example, the media have already revealed that the phage type
4 epidemic strain of S.
enterica serovar Typhi isolates belonged to phage type
Interpretation & conclusion: A single phage type
and biotype were prevalent among the Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi isolates studied from Kolkata, India.
The serovar, phage type
, and susceptibility of each isolate were confirmed by the Laboratory for Gastrointestinal Pathogens, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, Colindale, London.
DT104 is the most prevalent phage type
in Denmark, accounting for 21% of the S.
Typhimurium isolates were either definitive phage type
120 or 193, and most S.