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Table 3 Genotypes of C. perfringens present in feces, rumen content and feed

From: Diversity of Clostridium perfringens toxin-genotypes from dairy farms

   C. perfringens types  
Sample material A Aβ2c Aβ2a Ae A + Aβ2c A + Aβ2a A + Ae Aβ2c + Aβ2a D Dβ2c Total
  n = 
(%)
n = 
(%)
n = 
(%)
n = 
(%)
n = 
(%)
n = 
(%)
n = 
(%)
n = 
(%)
n = 
(%)
n = 
(%)
n = 
(%)
Feces Diarrhea            
  no 196
(51.9)
54
(14.3)
112
(29.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(0.8)
9
(2.4)
1
(0.3)
1
(0.3)
1
(0.3)
1
(0.3)
378
(100)
  yes 11
(68.8)
1
(6.3)
3
(18.8)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
16
(100)
Rumen content   107
(55.7)
29
(15.1)
50
(26.0)
3
(1.6)
1
(0.5)
2
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
192
(100)
Feed   10
(76.9)
1
(7.7)
2
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
13
(100)
  1. type A = cpa +; type Aβ2c = cpa + + cpb2con +; type Aβ2a = cpa + + cpb2aty +; type Ae = cpa + + cpe +; type D = cpa + + etx +; type Dβ2c = cpa + + etx + + cpb2con +
  2. Isolation of more than one genotype from single samples is indicated by listing each genotype separated by a “+”
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