Molecular characterization of Salmonella Typhimurium highly successful outbreak strains.

@article{Petersen2011MolecularCO,
  title={Molecular characterization of Salmonella Typhimurium highly successful outbreak strains.},
  author={Randi F\ons Petersen and Eva Litrup and Jonas T Larsson and Mia Torpdahl and Gitte S\orensen and Luise Ledet M{\"u}ller and E M Nielsen},
  journal={Foodborne pathogens and disease},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={655-61}
}
Three large clusters of Salmonella Typhimurium infections in Denmark in 2008 and 2009 were defined by multilocus variable number of tandem repeat analysis (MLVA). One of these proved to be the hereto largest Danish cluster of salmonellosis with 1446 cases. Two smaller clusters with a total of 197 and 89 cases, respectively, were seen concurrently. These clusters shared epidemiological characteristics such as age distribution, geography, and time. To investigate the possible genetic relationship… CONTINUE READING