Molecular typing of Salmonella enterica serovar typhi

F. Navarro, T. Llovet, M. A. Echeita, P. Coll, A. Aladueña, M. A. Usera, G. Prats

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Abstract

The efficiencies of different tests for epidemiological markers-phage typing, ribotyping, IS200 typing, and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE- were evaluated for strains from sporadic cases of typhoid fever and a well- defined outbreak. Ribotyping and PFGE proved to be the most discriminating. Both detected two different patterns among outbreak-associated strains.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2831-2834
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume34
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 1996

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