Table 1.

Differentiation of Salmonella serotypes into RAPD types

SerogroupSerotypeNo. of strainsDIRAPD profilesPhage type(s)aStrains
Primer SPrimer BPrimer CNo.Group(s)bReference strain(s)c
BTyphimurium620.7151203115, 23, 28, 66, 80, 104, 110, 124, 133, 193, 195, 203, 204, NPT32d6ATCC 14028
12104, 104b, NPT8
14104, 104b, NPT5
1696, NPT2
101931
15961d7
1503112, 1933
191931
140313NPT2BC 25268/75
181951
170312NPT1
14NPT1
1303151041LT2
160311NRP1
1201101201
0103171931
BDerby61912204
1113212
BBredeney60409223
232
10221
BBrandenburg50705241d
0805251
263
CVirchow210.660304318, 3411dCECT 4454
324a, 19, 3153
33161
3481
35171
0636311
180431331
CHadar180.780203297d
01295
11291
1003293d
01291
0103301
COhio160.13050137152
0601371
CInfantis71106275
282
CMuenchen42008302
2108301
381
CNewport41514403
0104391
DEnteritidis590.520101011, 4, 5a, 6, 6a, 7, NPT, NRP40d4, 5CPHL PT4, CPHL PT6a
066a, NPT8d1
04NRP5d
03111
05NRP1
02021, 8, 13a3ATCC 13076, CPHL PT8, CPHL PT13a
01NRP1
DPanama370.6007080819d
12080814
02093
0907071
  • a NPT, non-phage typeable; NRP, nonrecognized pattern.

  • b Each group contains epidemiologically related isolates, which are described in the text.

  • c ATCC, American Type Culture Collection; BC, Bayer AG Collection (PH-FZ, Wuppertal, Germany); CECT, Colección Española de Cultivos Tipo; CPHL, Central Public Health Laboratory (London, United Kingdom).

  • d Strains obtained from food and/or water were included.