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Table 1 Characteristics of strains used in this study

From: Distinguishing highly-related outbreak-associated Clostridium botulinum type A(B) strains

Outbreak Referencea Strain Source Origin Year isolated SmaI PFGE pattern XhoI PFGE pattern
1 This study CDC28012 Stool Utah 1973 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
  CDC28023 Chili Utah 1973 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
2 This study CDC33700 Stool Florida 1988 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
  CDC33702 Seafood pasta Florida 1988 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
3 This study CDC37457 Stoolb Alaska 1982 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
  CDC37461 Stoolb Alaska 1982 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
4 [18] CDC48719 Stool Georgia 1993 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
  CDC48761 Swab from cutting board Georgia 1993 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
5 [19, 20] CDC52271 Chili sauce Indiana 2007 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
  CDC52298 Stool Indiana 2007 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
6 This study CDC66088 Stool New York 2011 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
  CDC66089 Cooked barley, sausage, cheese New York 2011 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
7 [21] CDC67187 Rectal Swab Arizona 2012 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
  CDC67190 Pruno Arizona 2012 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
NAc This study CDC42961 Unknownd Ecuador 1997 DRPS16.0001 DRPX11.0001
  1. aWhere available, references shown describe a specific outbreak or investigation.
  2. bStool samples isolated from different individuals with foodborne botulism associated with "stink eggs".
  3. cNA = not applicable; strain CDC42961 is not epidemiologically associated with any other strain examined in this study.
  4. dStrain received at CDC as a culture.