Table 2

Ribotypes and toxin gene profiles of Clostridium difficile isolated from gastrointestinal compartments of healthy horses
Horse Farm Compartment Toxin A Toxin B CDT Ribotype1
1 A Rectum + + + 078
4 C Right Dorsal Colon + + - 001
Rectum + + + 078
5 D Right Dorsal Colon + + - 001
Rectum + + + 078
7 C Duodenum + + + 078
Right Dorsal Colon + + - 001
Rectum + + + 078
10 C Small colon + + - 001
11 F Jejunum + + - AS2
Ileum + + - AS1
Right Dorsal Colon + + - AS1
12 G Rectum + + - AS1
15 J Small colon + + - AS3

1 PHLS Anaerobic Reference Unit (Cardiff, UK) when appropriate, otherwise, internal nomenclature was used.

Schoster et al.

Schoster et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:94   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-94

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