Population genetic structure of 4,12:a:- Salmonella enterica strains from Harbor porpoises
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According to pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) typing, 4,12:a: Salmonella enterica isolates from harbor porpoises are highly diverse. However, porpoise isolates belong to only two multilocus sequence types within the eBurst group 18 (eBG18) genetic cluster, which also includes S. enterica serovars Bispebjerg and Abortusequi. Isolates of other, serologically similar serovars belong to unrelated eBGs. These assignments to eBGs were supported by eBG-specific sequences of the flagellar gene fliC.
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Applied and Environmental Microbiology