Salmonellosis in Indonesia: phage type distribution of Salmonella paratyphi A.

@article{Sanborn1977SalmonellosisII,
  title={Salmonellosis in Indonesia: phage type distribution of Salmonella paratyphi A.},
  author={Warren R. Sanborn and R A Hablas and S Komalarini and Sinta and R Trenggonowati and T Sadjimin and Atas and Sutrisna},
  journal={The Journal of hygiene},
  year={1977},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={1-4}
}
The distribution of phage types among 221 human strains of Salmonella paratyphi A in Indonesia was studied. Approximately 50% were phage type 5, a rare type elsewhere in the world. Most other isolates were the cosmopolitan phage type 1. The ratio of phage type 1-5 was compared for two cities on Java, Jakarta and Yogyakarta. The ratios were significantly different, phage type 5 predominating in Jakarta. The ratio of phage types among 10 S. paratyphi A strains isolated from Jakarta river water… CONTINUE READING